Translation of "skimp" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /skɪmp/

to not spend enough time or money on something, or to not use enough of something in order to do a job or activity as it should be done

Many old people skimp on food and heating in order to meet their bills. 许多老人俭省度日,节省食物和供暖费用以支付他们的账单。
When choosing an overseas package tour, do not skimp. 选择海外包价游时不要吝啬。

(Translation of “skimp” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)