- scanty; meager; barely adequate.
- tending to scrimp; frugal; parsimonious.
Origin of scrimpy
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Related Words for scrimpypaltry, tenuous, scanty, minimum, sparse, miserable, scant, insufficient, mere, puny, skimpy, selfish, greedy, tight, meager, thin, infrequent, inadequate, sporadic, scarce
Examples from the Web for scrimpy
Historical Examples of scrimpy
From the scrimpy legs of the knickerbockers his knees shone bare and brown.Two Little Travellers
Frances Browne Arthur
Word Origin and History for scrimpy
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