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adjective as in sparse, inadequate

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Annette makes a similar promise of emotional richness, but no matter how much of themselves the filmmakers have poured into it, the payoff is skimpy.

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That also means having smooth and clear bikini areas is paramount for short shorts and skimpy swimsuits.

Recent research has shown how our skimpy powder days and warm winter rains carry down the chain into summer and fall and impact water use, drought, and even fire resiliency.

During her 2011 tour of Canada, a skimpy yellow frock flew skywards on a Calgary airfield.

His minimalist performance was so haunting—and his Oscar track record so skimpy—that I figured he was a lock.

Skimpy bralets and short-shorts take the cake in Britney Spears's new music video for her new anthem.

Spears works a series of fabulous, skimpy looks in her video.

They lean against the fence, hips jutted out, their legs exposed by scanty pink shorts and skimpy dresses.

A little trick with skimpy skirts whipped about plump calves crossed on over.

There were no pigs about when Sheppy was receiving his somewhat skimpy education, so he doesn't know what to do with Clementine.

Their skimpy portions of stew were spooned on magnesium plates.

Per contra, I had a skimpy bed and room, and just the necessaries of life as far as nursing was concerned.

"But we haven't got a tent, and our grub is pretty skimpy, say what you will," the grumbler went on to protest.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skimpy, such as: insufficient, meager, scant, scanty, thin, and tight.

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