skimpy


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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.

skimpy

(ˈskɪmpɪ)
adj, skimpier or skimpiest
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (of clothes, etc) made of too little material; scanty
2. excessively thrifty; mean; stingy
ˈskimpily adv
ˈskimpiness n

skimp•y

(ˈskɪm pi)

adj. skimp•i•er, skimp•i•est.
1. lacking in size, fullness, etc.; scanty.
2. too thrifty; stingy: a skimpy housekeeper.
[1835–45]
skimp′i•ly, adv.
skimp′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.skimpy - containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
insufficient, deficient - of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"

skimpy

skimpy

adjective
Conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent:
Slang: measly.
Translations
ضَئِيلقَليل، صَغير، قَصير، ناقِص
krátkýpříliš krátký
stumpet
niukka
oskudan
szûkre szabotttúl kicsi
of lítill
不十分な
빈약한
knapp
ไม่พอเพียง
thiếu thốn

skimpy

[ˈskɪmpɪ] ADJ (skimpier (compar) (skimpiest (superl))) [skirt etc] → breve; [allowance, meal] → escaso, mezquino

skimpy

[ˈskɪmpi] adj [dress, bikini] → tout(e) petit(e); [meal, pay] → maigre before n

skimpy

adj (+er)dürftig; meal alsokärglich; clothesknapp

skimpy

[ˈskɪmpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (skirt) → striminzito/a, succinto/a; (hem) → piccolo/a; (allowance) → misero/a; (meal) → frugale

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

skimpy

ضَئِيل krátký stumpet dürftig φτωχικός escaso, mezquino niukka étriqué oskudan succinto 不十分な 빈약한 karig snau skąpy insuficiente недостаточный knapp ไม่พอเพียง yetersiz thiếu thốn 用料少的
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