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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give barely enough or not enough attention, funds or effort.

Usage examples (36)
  • The teacher warned the students not to skimp on the time and energy needed to complete the project well.
  • Let's hope the screenwriter goes off the novel and doesn't just skimp from the comic books.
  • When it comes to fan films, one of the places that even the biggest productions skimp is the music.
  • So if you use a 50 but kind of skimp on it, you'll be getting a 15 or a 30. for more
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