[ skrim-pee ]
/ ˈskrɪm pi /
adjective, scrimp·i·er, scrimp·i·est.
scanty; meager; barely adequate.
tending to scrimp; frugal; parsimonious.
paltry, tenuous, scanty, minimum, sparse, miserable, scant, insufficient, mere, puny, skimpy, selfish, greedy, tight, meager, thin, infrequent, inadequate, sporadic, scarce
- scrimmage line,
- scrimp and save,
Origin of scrimpy
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Examples from the Web for scrimpy
From the scrimpy legs of the knickerbockers his knees shone bare and brown.Two Little Travellers|Frances Browne Arthur
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