- skimpy (adj.)
- 1842, from skimp (adj.) "scanty" (1775), which perhaps ultimately is from an early 18c. alteration of scrimp or a variant of scamp (v.). Related: Skimpiness.
- 1. They suffered long hours, unsafe working conditions and skimpy pay.
- 2. Don't be mean with fabric, otherwise curtains will end up looking skimpy.
- 3. They provided only skimpy details.
- 4. The material available on Argo City was skimpy suspiciously skimpy.
- 5. The meals were skimpy and there were only two of them.
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