[ skrim-pee ]
/ ˈskrɪm pi /
adjective, scrimp·i·er, scrimp·i·est.
scanty; meager; barely adequate.
tending to scrimp; frugal; parsimonious.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
OTHER WORDS FROM scrimpyscrimp·i·ly, adverbscrimp·i·ness, noun
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From the scrimpy legs of the knickerbockers his knees shone bare and brown.Two Little Travellers|Frances Browne Arthur