verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
verb limit in quality or quantity
verb subsist on a meager allowance
verb supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
Skimp transitive verb
, v. t.
imperfect & past participle Skimped ; present participle & verbal noun Skimping
- To slight; to do carelessly; to scamp. Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.
- To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp. Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.
used with "on"; to skimp on clothing so as to have enough food.
Skimp intransitive verb
- To save; to be parsimonious or niggardly. Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.
- Scanty. Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.
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