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skimping

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

careful management of material resources
  • after years of skimping and saving, he was finally able to afford the sports car he had always wanted

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skimping

verb
present participle of skimp

Synonyms & Antonyms of skimping (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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“Skimping.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skimping. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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