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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Deficient in amount or quality or extent.

Usage examples (8)
  • Those people who are living on scrimpy Social Securtiy checks?
  • She was determined to do her part, she said: she should be mighty glad to help get that skinchy-scrimpy look out of Miss
  • I know our house is awful scrimpy, but we'd have some good times, anyhow.
  • The hosts then skittled out the Kiwi side for a scrimpy 108 with 2.1 overs to spare. for more
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