how to pronounce skimpy


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the above transcription of skimpy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

skimpy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… country was skimpy architectural plans …”

meanings of skimpy


  1. Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.


  1. A barmaid who wears little clothing.

skimpy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skimpy occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics skimpy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that skimpy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to skimpy


words that rhyme with skimpy


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