Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Scrimp'
Scrimp Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- Scrimp \Scrimp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scrimped (?; 215); p. pr.
& vb. n. Scrimping.] [Cf. Dan. skrumpe, G. schrumpfen, D.
krimpen. Cf. Shrimp, Shrine.]
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.
- Scrimp \Scrimp\, a.
Short; scanty; curtailed.
- Scrimp \Scrimp\, n.
A pinching miser; a niggard. [U.S.]
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- When it comes to Valentine's, Pinoys don't scrimp on flowers
Flower prices balloon during the season of love, but a report claims Filipinos don’t really mind and could even spend 10 times more than the usual. Read more on this news related to 'Scrimp'
- Your retirement income may not be enough
Ten thousand Americans retire everyday and many of them will spend their golden years in poverty. Experts say many others will scrimp and save only to find that what they have is nowhere near enough. William Wood is the program director for Wright State University's financial services degree program. He said the second half of the baby boomer generation will f Read more on this news related to 'Scrimp'