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Adjective: scrimpy (scrimpier,scrimpiest)  skrim-pee
  1. Deficient in amount, quality or extent
    - meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], meagerly [N. Amer], stingy, meagrely [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: scrimpier, scrimpiest

See also: adequacy, bare, deficient, exiguous, hand-to-mouth, hardscrabble, insufficient, measly, minimal, minimum, miserable, paltry, scanty, scarce, spare, sufficiency