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German translation of “skimp”

skimp

verb /skimp/
(with on) to take, spend, use, give etc too little or only just enough
knausern
She skimped on meals in order to send her son to college.
to do (a job) imperfectly
knapp halten
He’s inclined to skimp his work.
skimpy adjective too small; inadequate
knapp
a skimpy dress.
skimpily adverb
knapp
skimpiness noun
die Knappheit
(Definition of skimp from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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