skimpy


skimpy

adjective \ˈskim-pē\

: very small in size or amount

skimp·i·erskimp·i·est

Full Definition of SKIMPY

:  deficient in supply or execution especially through skimping :  scanty
skimp·i·ly \-pə-lē\ adverb
skimp·i·ness \-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SKIMPY

  1. <the information in the user's manual for the microwave is skimpy and not particularly helpful>

First Known Use of SKIMPY

1842

Rhymes with SKIMPY

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