skimpily

skimpy

[skim-pee]
adjective, skimpier, skimpiest.
1.
lacking in size, fullness, etc.; scanty: a skimpy hem; a skimpy dinner.
2.
too thrifty; stingy: a skimpy housekeeper.

Origin:
1835–45; skimp + -y1

skimpily, adverb
skimpiness, noun
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skimpy (ˈskɪmpɪ)
 
adj , skimpier, skimpiest
1.  (of clothes, etc) made of too little material; scanty
2.  excessively thrifty; mean; stingy
 
'skimpily
 
adv
 
'skimpiness
 
n

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