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Adj.1.scrimy - dirty and disgusting; "worry about the gossip and secretiveness and other scrimy sides"- Al Hine
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
2.scrimy - petty or reluctant in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
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His views on "black scrimy devils" provoke in Irene an hysteria figured as uncontrollable laughter, which she at first attributes to the irony of the situation; however, the hysteria goes beyond an amused response to an absurd situation.