how to pronounce skimp

/ˈskɪmp/

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skimp is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of skimp in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to skimp on every purchase at all you …”

meanings of skimp

verb:

  1. To save; to be parsimonious or stingy.
  2. To slight; to do carelessly; to scamp.
  3. To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp.
  4. To mock, deride, scorn, scold, make fun of.

noun:

  1. Underwear.
  2. A skimpy or insubstantial thing, especially a piece of clothing.

adjective:

  1. Scanty.

words with pronunciation similar to skimp

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