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Meaning of "scrimpy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRIMPY

scrimpy  [ˈskrɪmpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRIMPY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrimpy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRIMPY


bumpy
ˈbʌmpɪ
campy
ˈkæmpɪ
champy
ˈtʃæmpɪ
clumpy
ˈklʌmpɪ
crimpy
ˈkrɪmpɪ
gimpy
ˈɡɪmpɪ
grumpy
ˈɡrʌmpɪ
gympie
ˈɡɪmpɪ
impi
ˈɪmpɪ
jumpy
ˈdʒʌmpɪ
lumpy
ˈlʌmpɪ
Pompey
ˈpɒmpɪ
riempie
ˈrɪmpɪ
scampi
ˈskæmpɪ
shrimpy
ˈʃrɪmpɪ
skimpy
ˈskɪmpɪ
swampy
ˈswɒmpɪ
Tempe
ˈtɛmpɪ
vampy
ˈvæmpɪ
wimpy
ˈwɪmpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRIMPY

scrim
scrimmage
scrimmager
scrimp
scrimper
scrimpily
scrimpiness
scrimpit
scrimply
scrimpness
scrimshander
scrimshandy
scrimshank
scrimshanker
scrimshaw
scrimshoner
scrine
scrip
scrip issue
scripholder

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRIMPY

crumpy
dampy
dumpy
frumpy
glumpy
hempy
humpy
kempy
plumpy
rumpy
rumpy-pumpy
schlumpy
scrumpy
shlumpy
slumpy
stumpy
trampy
tumpy
umpy
yampy

Synonyms and antonyms of scrimpy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scrimpy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRIMPY

Find out the translation of scrimpy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scrimpy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scrimpy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

scrimpy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

scrimpy
570 millions of speakers

English

scrimpy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नाकाफी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

scrimpy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

scrimpy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

scrimpy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

scrimpy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

étriqué
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Scrimpy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scrimpy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

scrimpy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

scrimpy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrimpy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thiếu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறைவாய் உள்ள
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुरूप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scrimpy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

scrimpy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

scrimpy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

scrimpy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

scrimpy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

karig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

scrimpy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

scrimpy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrimpy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRIMPY»

The term «scrimpy» is used very little and occupies the 161.553 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRIMPY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scrimpy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRIMPY»

Discover the use of scrimpy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrimpy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
Nbb.' The and miser's as scrimpy as can be. Lake].ll Cum); than.4 The scrimpy carts in general use Were all 0' the tumbler kind, Corks-Ir Patriot (May 13, 1810). initial“, m.Yh.1, inns." Len.l He'r a little scrimpy chap—moor loike a choilt than a ...
Joseph Wright
2
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus
... ||narrow, niggard, save-all, scrimpy, scrimy, tight, tightfisted 2 syn SHORT 3, deficient, failing, inadequate, insufficient, scanty, scarce, shy, unsufficient, wanting 3 syn MEAGER 2, exiguous, poor, scanty, scrimp, scrimpy, skimp, skimpy , spare, ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1988
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms
American art books, especially those produced by commercial publishers, are often skimpy, starved and inadequate by comparison— Frankenstein) <more proud of their breeding than they were of the scrimpy, almost stingy respectability of ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1984
4
Land of the Moon-Children: The Primitive San Blas Culture in ...
They will only give my little ones Scrimpy corn meal. Swirintitti — Swirintitti. As I sit on my nest near the plantation Looking down at my little ones, I can see and hear these human beings Approaching with machetes. Nearer and nearer they ...
Clyde E. Keeler, 2010
5
Merriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
... scanty, scarce, skimpy 7 failing, lacking, scrimpy, wanting 8 boneless, impotent 9 defective, deficient, forceless, spineless 10 emasculate, incomplete, uncom- plete 1 1 ineffective, ineffectual, slack-spined 1 2 insufficient inadmissible 5 inapt,  ...
‎1995
6
St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks
In scrimpy. 2. A drink. 3. Taunts. 4. A girl's name. 5. In stage. Downward: 1. In stage. 2. Reverence. 3. To adhere closely. 4. . A Greek letter. 5. In stage. II. Upper Right-hand Diamond. Across: 1. In stage. 2. A pronoun. 3. To preserve from evil. 4.
Mary Mapes Dodge, 1929
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The Synonym Finder
2. imperfect, incomplete, defective, deficient; superficial, slight, shallow, skindeep; cursory, touch-and- go, brief, short, slipshod, careless, SI. half-ass; meager, insufficient, skimpy, scrimpy, scanty, light, modest, inconsiderable, insignificant, ...
Jerome Irving Rodale, 1978
8
The Shawl
Nor has he been well served by his designers: Andrew Jackness, though gifted, could not design four separate sets in a cramped space and on a scrimpy budget; Frances Aron- son, however good, had nothing interesting to train her lights on; ...
9
Christian Initiation and Baptism in the Holy Spirit: ...
Those who hold these views can point to the very great disparity between the forceful, specific, expansive exposition in two complete catecheses (16 and 17) in the CL, and, on the other hand, the stripped, spare, scrimpy handling of the ...
Kilian McDonnell, George T. Montague, 1991
10
What Southern Women Know (That Every Woman Should): Timeless ...
My mother, now many years into her monthly scrimpy dribble of social security checks, has never ceased to care how she looks. In fact, she grows increasingly fastidious with each year that is added to her biological calendar. There are few ...
Ronda Rich, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRIMPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrimpy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dave Neese: Lesson best learned - You can't say this and especially …
... force and another 27.5 million are struggling to make do on the scrimpy pay of part-time jobs. This on top of the 8.3 million officially classified as “unemployed.”. «The Trentonian, Jul 15»
2
OPINION: Technology drives prosperity, not unemployment
And the 92 million-plus don't include 27.5 million stuck with scrimpy-paying, part-time jobs who are officially counted among the employed. Such jobs have risen ... «The Trentonian, Jul 15»
3
The lies and greed that the new Yankee Stadium spreads
Shock of the Week: Although Natalie Gulbis wasn't known on the LPGA Tour as much for her golf as for her scrimpy outfits and “hot babe” packaging, Fox has ... «New York Post, Apr 15»
4
Champions from another era
Alan "Scrimpy" Lewis of Boothbay, who was also a sophomore on the team, remembers that "We'd start practice with our coats on because they had no heat. «Boothbay Register, Mar 15»
5
Low interest rates make growing your wealth tricky so it's best to mix …
The good news is, competition for your deposits is at fever pitch in the banking industry at the moment, so it is possible to increase the scrimpy return you earn by ... «NEWS.com.au, Feb 15»
6
Sunny weather on the way Sunday; snow holds off until February
The weather forecasters have been pretty scrimpy with the snow this winter, but skiers and snowboarders shouldn't give up. There will be sunshine to ski in ... «OregonLive.com, Jan 15»
7
Readers relate to New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast's personal book …
And I think those sort of scrimpy habits continued all throughout their lives. JEFFREY BROWN: Your work is often very personal. ROZ CHAST: Yes. JEFFREY ... «PBS NewsHour, Dec 14»
8
« 06h16 — Des histoires à raconter », le nouveau clip époustouflant …
Scrimpy, Le 12 décembre 2014 à 23h34. Vraiment génial ! :d DD. Nil, Le 13 décembre 2014 à 13h59. J'adore :) En plus c'est ma chanson préférée de l'album :jv ... «madmoiZelle.com, Dec 14»
9
St. Vincent, review: 'as snug as a favourite armchair'
Melfi's film has a scrimpy budget, but one eye is trained beadily on a crossover audience – it's essentially a formulaic crowd-pleaser in indie drag. It's refreshing ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 14»
10
Kim Kardashian Nude Photos Leaked Online: Does it Come as A …
Something she is not scrimpy when it sharing what's hers to the public? Is it because her rise to popularity was due to the same course, a leaked sex tape ... «Franchise Herald, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Scrimpy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scrimpy>. Oct 2019 ».
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