- lacking in size, fullness, etc.; scanty: a skimpy hem; a skimpy dinner.
- too thrifty; stingy: a skimpy housekeeper.
Origin of skimpy
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- (of clothes, etc) made of too little material; scanty
- excessively thrifty; mean; stingy
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Word Origin and History for skimpily
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