from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being scrimp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being scrimp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Scantiness; pinched appearance or state; smallness of allowance.


scrimp +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


  • Deliver thy conceptions from narrowness, thy charity from scrimpness, thy purposes from smallness.

    The Jericho Road

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