Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb skimp

4 senses of skimp

Sense 1
skimp, scant -- (work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially)
       => work -- (exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor")
          Phrasal Verb-> skimp over#1

Sense 2
scant, skimp -- (limit in quality or quantity)
       => restrict -- (place under restrictions; limit access to; "This substance is controlled")

Sense 3
scrimp, stint, skimp -- (subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp")
       => save -- (spend less; buy at a reduced price)

Sense 4
stint, skimp, scant -- (supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

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