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scrimping

adjective

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scrimping

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of scrimping (Entry 2 of 3)

careful management of material resources
  • she had grown tired of scrimping and was glad to finally have a job with a decent paycheck

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scrimping

verb
present participle of scrimp

Synonyms & Antonyms of scrimping (Entry 3 of 3)

to avoid unnecessary waste or expense
  • had to scrimp and save for years in order to be able to afford a house

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“Scrimping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrimping. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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