Translation of "skimp" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /skimp/

(with on) to take, spend, use, give etc too little or only just enough

escatimar, economizar
She skimped on meals in order to send her son to college.

to do (a job) imperfectly

He’s inclined to skimp his work.
skimpy adjective (comparative skimpier, superlative skimpiest)

too small; inadequate

a skimpy dress.
skimpily adverb

escasamente, mezquinamente
skimpiness noun

escasez, insuficiencia, mezquindad

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