Translation of "skimp" - English-German dictionary

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

(Translation of “skimp” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)