Skimped
Skimp Skimp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skimped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skimping}.] [Cf. {Skinch}, {Scamp}, v. t.] 1. To slight; to do carelessly; to scamp. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster]

2. To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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