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Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something.
Emo Philips

Meaning of "skimpy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKIMPY

skimpy  [ˈskɪmpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKIMPY

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

WHAT DOES SKIMPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of skimpy in the English dictionary

The definition of skimpy in the dictionary is made of too little material; scanty. Other definition of skimpy is excessively thrifty; mean; stingy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SKIMPY


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
scrimpy
ˈskrɪmpɪ
shrimpy
ˈʃrɪmpɪ
swampy
ˈswɒmpɪ
Tempe
ˈtɛmpɪ
vampy
ˈvæmpɪ
wimpy
ˈwɪmpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKIMPY

skimble-scamble
skimboard
skimboarder
skimmed
skimmed milk
skimmer
skimmia
skimming
skimmingly
skimmings
skimmington
skimo
skimobile
skimp
skimpier
skimpiest
skimpily
skimpiness
skimpingly
skin

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKIMPY

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 skimpy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SKIMPY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «skimpy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of skimpy

Translation of «skimpy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKIMPY

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

Translator English - Chinese

用料少的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escaso
570 millions of speakers

English

skimpy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضَئِيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

недостаточный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insuficiente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যতসামান্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

étriqué
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Minim
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dürftig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不十分な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빈약한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skimpy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thiếu thốn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

skimpy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कडक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eksik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

succinto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skąpy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

замалий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

puțin
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φτωχικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

knapp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

snau
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of skimpy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKIMPY»

The term «skimpy» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.632 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKIMPY» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «SKIMPY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word skimpy.
1
Kelley Armstrong
Especially in the world of fantasy and superheroes, it's great to have role models that aren't in skimpy little outfits, in impossible poses. That's so important for young women.
2
Emo Philips
Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKIMPY»

Discover the use of skimpy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to skimpy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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After the End:
I meet Skimpy and the rest of the boys over by the gas station. There they are all filling gas cans. “We taking the boat out today?” I'm asking Skimpy, who is smoking a hand- rolled cigarette. “Hey give me one of those.” I make a motion with my ...
Stephen Demone, 2013
2
The Negro Traditions
Well, Skimpy cleared up his th'oat an' tried to lead off de song through his nose; but dere wus so much gigglin dat he didn' do no good much, an' he had to dry up. At las' dey called 'em all to co me to de weddin' dinner. Miss Jane she tell 'em ...
Thomas W. Talley, Charles K. Wolfe, Laura C. Jarman, 1996
3
LIFE
0 Kennecott Copper Corporation Fabricating Subsidiaries: Chase Brass & Copper Co. • The Okonite Company A message from your electric light and power companies to. Don't let "Skimpy Wiring" tie up your kitchen A HOUSE- FULL OF NEW ...
4
Bluefeather Fellini
Skimpy nodded "yes" and clicked a stack of blue chips up and down in a hand so big and fat the chips were hardly visible. He puffed on the fat cigar between his thick lips, and the smoke clouded his face so that Bluefeather could not see his ...
Max Evans, 2007
5
Proceedings of the Third International Conference on ...
But the advantages and valency of its, is detected when there is a skimpy data set . Therefore in this paper, genetic algorithm is applied to combine the information of two separated skimpy data sets. This paper is organized as follows: System ...
Bahram Sadeghi Bigham
6
Little Back Room: A Collection of Short Stories
Sit. It takes a minute. I will not take no for an answer. Excuse me while I calm Skimpy. Skimpy baby, mama is home. Love you. Love you. I've been teaching Skimpy here to talk. Skimpy say hello to Dr. Randolph. Skimpy, it's okay. I'm fine.
Pearl Rance-Reardon, 2006
7
Lethal Wind
Bob McElwain. “My men walk with one hand on the gun, three of them together.” I hung up, more worried than I'd let Lencho know. My call to the Black Cat brought a holler, then the tight squeaky voice. “Skimpy talkin' at ja.” “Macklen here.
Bob McElwain, 2005
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Security in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
SKiMPy SKiMPy (Puzar et al., 2005) was designed for MANETs. It seeks to establish a MANET-wide symmetric key for protection of network layer routing information or application layer user data. On MANET initialization, all nodes generate a ...
Erdal Cayirci, Chunming Rong, 2008
9
New York Magazine
When facts are skimpy, one hopes to do well at sensing the mood. PROSECUTOR: I will continue Exhibit A, pages 26 and 27. [Reads] Of course, this new interest in clothes had all started on the trip to Palm Springs, when I told Milton I wanted ...
10
Cheerleading Secrets:
You can'thelp butwonder if thisis setting a badexample for teenagers. By allowing cheerleaders to wear these skimpy uniforms are we teaching them that this type of dress is okay? Is it encouraging them to dress inappropriateat other events?
Janey Trishon, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKIMPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term skimpy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kimberley Garner puts on ANOTHER eye-popping display in St …
So it will probably come as little surprise that Kimberley Garner found herself in another skimpy bikini as she holidayed in the South of France on Friday. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Mollie King shows off impressive six-pack in skimpy pink bikini as …
The blonde beauty put her impressive abs on display in a series of sunny snaps this week, stripping down to a skimpy pink bikini and life jacket. Beaming with ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Women's skimpy gridiron competition sparks sexism claims
Women will play full contact American football in skimpy attire when a new Australian competition begins in October. The Ladies Gridiron League (LGL), run by ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
4
Sports Illustrated's Hannah Davis Strips Down to Skimpy Bikini in …
God bless America. Sports Illustrated pulled out all the stops for their Summer of Swim series in honor of the Fourth of July. Cover girl Hannah Davis stripped ... «E! Online, Jun 15»
5
Jennifer Metcalfe sizzles in a skimpy swimsuit as she reveals weight …
Jennifer Metcalfe sent temperatures soaring as she stripped down to a skimpy swimming costume for a new campaign. The soap star stunner, who plays ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
6
Chloe Madeley is red hot in a skimpy bikini as she packs on the PDA …
She has been sharing plenty of sexy selfies as she shows off the results of her strict fitness regime. And Chloe Madeley stepped her flesh-flashing up a notch as ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
7
Amy Childs flaunts her curves in skimpy bikini during break with new …
The former TOWIE star is soaking up the sun in Dubai with her new boyfriend and took a little dip to cool off. Amy poured her curves into a very skimpy ... «mirror.co.uk, May 15»
8
Britney Spears strips down to skimpy leotard and shows off shorter …
Hitting the stage for her Piece of Me concert in Las Vegas, the star stripped down to a skimpy cut-out leotard for a jaw-dropping show in front of the screaming ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
9
Millie Mackintosh dares to bare in skimpy denim shorts and cut-out …
The first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival is in full swing and it is safe to say Millie Mackintosh is having a blast so far. Keeping her fans ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
10
Boston's Santa Speedo Run Celebrates Holiday Cheer, Skimpy
The city's annual Santa Speedo Run packs all the skimpy clothes, cocktails, and Christmas spirit of Santa Con into one fast, thrilling, and tantalizing race. «NewNowNext, Dec 14»

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