\ ˈjimp \
-er/-est

Definition of jimp

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 dialectal, British
a : slender and trim
b : neat and spruce
2 dialectal, British : scanty, skimpy
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of jimp (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, British
: to cut short : skimp

jimp

adverb
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Definition of jimp (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal, British

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Adjective

jimply \ -​li \ adverb

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“Jimp.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jimp. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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