Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting.
  • adjective Not covering a considerable amount of the body.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Spare; scanty; skimped.

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

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

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

  • adjective containing little excess

Etymologies

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From skimp +‎ -y.

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