Skimpy meaning

skĭmpē
The definition of skimpy is not enough or something that is too small or not full enough.

An example of skimpy used as an adjective is "a skimpy dress," which is a dress that shows off too much skin.

An example of skimpy used as an adjective is "a skimpy meal," which is a meal that is too small.

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Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting.

A skimpy meal.

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Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.

Have you ever seen such a skimpy bikini?

They served a pretty skimpy portion of ice cream as the free birthday dessert.

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Not covering a considerable amount of the body.

A skimpy bathing suit.

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Barely or not quite enough; somewhat less in size, fullness, etc. than is needed; scanty.
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(Australia, Western Australia) A barmaid who wears little clothing. [From 1988.]
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Origin of skimpy

  • From skimp +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary