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skimp·y

 (skĭm′pē)
adj. skimp·i·er, skimp·i·est
1. Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting: a skimpy meal.
2. Not covering a considerable amount of the body: a skimpy bathing suit.

skimp′i·ly adv.
skimp′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.skimpily - in a skimpy manner; "a skimpily dressed woman"
Translations
بصورةٍ غَيْر كافِيَه
skrovně
sjusket
spórolósan
naumlega
cimrice

skimpily

[ˈskɪmpɪlɪ] ADV [serve, provide] → escasamente; [live] → mezquinamente

skimpily

advdürftig; live, eat alsokärglich; dressedspärlich

skimpily

[ˈskɪmpɪlɪ] adv (dressed) → in modo succinto; (provided) → insufficientemente

skimp

(skimp) verb
1. (with on) to take, spend, use, give etc too little or only just enough. She skimped on meals in order to send her son to college.
2. to do (a job) imperfectly. He's inclined to skimp his work.
ˈskimpy adjective
too small; inadequate. a skimpy dress.
ˈskimpily adverb
ˈskimpiness noun
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