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1. skimpy

adjective. ['ˈskɪmpi'] containing little excess.

Synonyms

  • deficient
  • lean

Antonyms

  • ample
  • adequate
  • standard

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skimp (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Skimpy

  • stimpy
  • wimpy
  • wimpee

Example sentences of the word skimpy


1. Adjective
Too much dialogue, however, can make a written work seem skimpy or ill-suited to a prose form.

2. Verb, past participle
Revealing clothing is fine for the beach, but avoid wearing anything too skimpy in most parts of Europe.

3. Noun, singular or mass
While salads can be kind of skimpy and unfulfilling, that is not the case with this one.

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