Definition of skimp verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

skimp

 verb
verb
NAmE//skɪmp//
 
[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.
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