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5 definitions found
 for Scrimp
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scrimp \Scrimp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scrimped (?; 215); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Scrimping.] [Cf. Dan. skrumpe, G. schrumpfen, D.
     krimpen. Cf. Shrimp, Shrink.]
     To make too small or short; to limit or straiten; to put on
     short allowance; to scant; to contract; to shorten; as, to
     scrimp the pattern of a coat.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scrimp \Scrimp\, a.
     Short; scanty; curtailed.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scrimp \Scrimp\, n.
     A pinching miser; a niggard. [U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scrimp
      v 1: subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp" [syn:
           scrimp, stint, skimp]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "scrimp":
     begrudge, economize, enforce economies, exiguous, famish, grudge,
     husband, keep within compass, live upon nothing, make ends meet,
     manage, pinch, pinch pennies, poor, put something aside, save,
     save up, scamp, scant, scanty, scrape, scrape and save, scratch,
     screw, scrimpy, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparse, starve, stint
  
  

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