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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting: a skimpy meal.
  • adj. Unduly thrifty; niggardly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spare; scanty; skimped.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. containing little excess

Etymologies

From skimp +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

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