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3 definitions found
 for chintzy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  chintzy \chintzy\ adj.
     1. resembling chintz or decorated with chintz.
        [PJC]
  
     2. of very poor quality. [informal]
  
     Syn: bum, cheap, cheesy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tatty, tinny,
          chinchy.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. stingy; miserly.
  
     Syn: cheap.
          [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chintzy
      adj 1: of very poor quality; flimsy [syn: bum, cheap,
             cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny]
      2: embarrassingly stingy [syn: cheap, chinchy, chintzy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  86 Moby Thesaurus words for "chintzy":
     beat-up, bedraggled, blowzy, careless, cheeseparing, chinchy,
     dilapidated, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, exiguous,
     frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, grubby, improper, in bad taste, in rags,
     inappropriate, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, inelegant,
     informal, infrequent, loose, lumpen, meager, messy, miserly, mussy,
     negligent, niggardly, offensive, piddling, poky, poor, ragged,
     raggedy, rare, ruinous, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scraggly,
     scrimping, scrimpy, seedy, seldom met with, seldom seen, shabby,
     shoddy, skimping, skimpy, slack, slatternly, slim, slipshod,
     sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, sordid, sparse, spotty, sprinkled,
     squalid, stingy, tacky, tasteless, tattered, thin, tight,
     unbecoming, unbeseeming, undignified, unfitting, ungenteel,
     unkempt, unneat, unseemly, unsightly, unsuitable, untasteful,
     untidy, vulgar
  
  

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