Had to look this one up. I've never heard it before! For the curious:
not generous; stingy.
"serving out the rations with a niggardly hand"
synonyms: cheap, mean, miserly, parsimonious, close-fisted, penny-pinching, cheeseparing, grasping, ungenerous, illiberal; More
informalstingy, tight, tightfisted
"a niggardly person"
"their share is a niggardly 2.7 percent"
synonyms: meager, inadequate, scanty, scant, skimpy, paltry, sparse, insufficient, deficient, short, lean, small, slender, poor, miserable, pitiful, puny; More
informalmeasly, stingy, pathetic, piddling
antonyms: lavish, abundant
in a stingy or meager manner.