skimp

skimp
{skimp}
1. не давам достатъчно, скъпя се, икономисвам
to SKIMP someone in food броя някому залъците
to SKIMP someone in money не давам някому достатъчно пари, държа някого изкъсо
2. правя икономии, живея пестеливо, броя всеки лев
3. ам. гледам през пръсти на (работата си)
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{skimp} v 1. не давам достатъчно, скъпя се, икономисвам; to skimp s
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v скъпя се, не давам достатъчно;skimp; v 1. не давам достатъчно, скъпя се, икономисвам; to skimp s.o. in food броя някому
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1. to skimp someone in food броя някому залъците 2. to skimp someone in money не давам някому достатъчно пари, държа някого изкъсо 3. ам. гледам през пръсти на (работата си) 4. не давам достатъчно, скъпя се, икономисвам 5. правя икономии, живея пестеливо, броя всеки лев
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skimp [skimp] v 1. не давам достатъчно, давам ексик, стискам се, скъпя се; to \skimp s.o. in food броя някому хапките; to \skimp the material in making a dress гледам да изкарам рокля от малко плат; 2. живея много пестеливо (икономично), броя всеки лев, цепя стотинката; 3. правя нещо през пръсти (без да се старая), свършвам надве-натри.

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  • skimp — [ skımp ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) to not use or provide enough of something: skimp on: The dessert was good but they had skimped on the chocolate sauce. 2. ) to not spend enough money on something: skimp on: Don t skimp on grass seed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • skimp´i|ly — skimp|y «SKIHM pee», adjective, skimp|i|er, skimp|i|est. 1. not enough; scanty: »a skimpy bathing suit. He got hungry in the afternoon after a skimpy lunch …   Useful english dictionary

  • skimp|y — «SKIHM pee», adjective, skimp|i|er, skimp|i|est. 1. not enough; scanty: »a skimpy bathing suit. He got hungry in the afternoon after a skimpy lunch …   Useful english dictionary

  • skimp — [skımp] v [I and T] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from scrimp] to not spend enough money or time on something, or not use enough of something, so that what you do is unsuccessful or of bad quality skimp on ▪ It s vital not to skimp on staff… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • skimp — skimp·i·ly; skimp·i·ness; skimp·ing·ly; skimp; …   English syllables

  • Skimp — Skimp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skimped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skimping}.] [Cf. {Skinch}, {Scamp}, v. t.] 1. To slight; to do carelessly; to scamp. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] 2. To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skimp — Skimp, v. i. To save; to be parsimonious or niggardly. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skimp — Skimp, a. Scanty. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skimp — 1879, probably a back formation of skimpy (1842), from skimp (adj.) scanty (1775), which perhaps ultimately is from an early 18c. alteration of SCRIMP (Cf. scrimp) …   Etymology dictionary

  • skimp — [skimp] adj. [prob. altered < SCRIMP] Informal SCANTY vi. 1. Informal to give or allow too little; be stingy; scrimp 2. to keep expenses very low vt. 1. Informal to do poorly or carelessly 2. to …   English World dictionary

  • skimp — [v] be cheap or frugal about be mean with, be sparing, cut corners*, make ends meet*, pinch, pinch pennies*, roll back, save, scamp, scant, scrape, screw, scrimp, slight, spare, stint, tighten one’s belt*, withhold; concept 330 Ant. spend, use,… …   New thesaurus

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