how to pronounce scrimp


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the above transcription of scrimp 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.

scrimp is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of scrimp in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… ownership as people scrimp and save for …”

meanings of scrimp


  1. To be frugal.
  2. To make too small or short.
  3. To limit or straiten; to put on short allowance.


  1. A pinching miser; a niggard.


  1. Short; scanty; curtailed.

scrimp frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scrimp occurs in english on average 0.1 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 scrimp 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 scrimp can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to scrimp


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