adjective \ˈskim-pē\

: very small in size or amount


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>

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Rhymes with SKIMPY


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Previous Word in the Dictionary: skimpingly
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