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SKIMPY (skimpier, skimpiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does skimpy mean? 

SKIMPY (adjective)
  The adjective SKIMPY has 1 sense:

1. containing little excess

  Familiarity information: SKIMPY used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SKIMPY (adjective)

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Containing little excess


skimpy; lean

Context examples:

a lean budget / a skimpy allowance


deficient; insufficient (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement)

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