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skimp

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of skimp

  1. less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable a dieter complaining about skimp meals that were served at the fat farm Synonyms of skimp exiguous, hand-to-mouth, light, niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, meager, skimpy, slender, slim, spare, sparing, sparse, stingyWords Related to skimp deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, short, wanting; bare, bare-bones; least, littlest, lowest, mere, minimal, slightest; slight, small, thin; barren, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductiveNear Antonyms of skimp adequate, enough, satisfactory, sufficient, tolerable; fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, prolific, rich; lavish, luxuriant; blooming, bursting, flourishing, proliferative, swarming, teeming, thriving; excess, extra, surplusAntonyms of skimp abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful


skimp

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of skimp

  1. to avoid unnecessary waste or expense we must skimp and save if we are going to afford a vacation this summer Synonyms of skimp pinch, save, scrimp, economize, spareWords Related to skimp conserve, husband, maintain, manage, preserve; scrape; cut back, cut down, retrench; hoard, lay upNear Antonyms of skimp blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend, squander, throw away; splurgeAntonyms of skimp waste


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