Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being scrimp.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being scrimp.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

scrimp +‎ -ness

Examples

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

    The Jericho Road

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