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Definition of skimp verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] skimp (on something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skimp
he / she / it skimps
past simple skimped
-ing form skimping
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to try to spend less time, money, etc. on something than is really needed Older people should not skimp on food or heating.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: skimp