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skimp

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable
  • money would be skimp until she got her first paycheck from her new job

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skimp

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of skimp (Entry 2 of 2)

to avoid unnecessary waste or expense
  • we must skimp and save if we are going to afford a vacation this summer

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The first known use of skimp was in 1775

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“Skimp.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skimp. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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