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Meaning of SKIMP

Pronunciation:  skimp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  supply sparingly, with a meager allowance
  2. [v]  scratch and scrimp
  3. [v]  limit in quality or quantity
  4. [v]  work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
 

SKIMP is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: scant, scant, scrimp, stint
 
 See Also: furnish, gloss over, provide, render, restrict, save, skate over, skimp over, slur over, smooth over, supply, work

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Skimp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skimped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Skimping}.] [Cf. {Skinch}, {Scamp}, v. t.]
    1. To slight; to do carelessly; to scamp. [Prov. Eng. &
       Colloq. U.S.]
    
    2. To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp.
       [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.]
    
    
    
    
  2. \Skimp\, v. i.
    To save; to be parsimonious or niggardly. [Prov. Eng. &
    Colloq. U.S.]
    
    
  3. \Skimp\, a.
    Scanty. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.]
    
    
 

 

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