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Scrimp Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    scrimp v : subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp" [syn: stint, skimp]
Scrimp Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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 Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scrimp \Scrimp\, a. Short; scanty; curtailed.
Scrimp Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scrimp \Scrimp\, n. A pinching miser; a niggard. [U.S.]
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    • Consumer Reports: When to Scrimp, When to Splurge?
      What are the everyday products that you can generic versions of? And which are the things you should pay the extra dollars for? Consumer Reports senior project editor Tod Marks joins the News Hub with Sara Murray. Photo: Getty Images. Read more on this news related to 'Scrimp'
    • Everyday Cheapskate: How I stopped the M.A.C. attack
      My frugality philosophy is that I scrimp like crazy on things that don't matter to have the money for things that do. Makeup is important to me. I'll forego other things that aren't that important to me so I can afford good makeup. Read more on this news related to 'Scrimp'
    • Sorry, everyone: The future of journalism is still up in the air
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