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synonyms for skimpy

  • insufficient
  • meager
  • scant
  • scanty
  • thin
  • tight
  • deficient
  • exiguous
  • failing
  • miserly
  • poor
  • scrimp
  • scrimpy
  • short
  • shy
  • spare
  • stingy
  • unsufficient
  • wanting
See also synonyms for: skimpily / skimpiness

antonyms for skimpy

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  • adequate
  • ample
  • sufficient
  • wide
  • enough
  • generous
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How to use skimpy in a sentence

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.
ANNETTE IS GORGEOUS TO LOOK AT BUT ALL THE WRONG KINDS OF WEIRDSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAUGUST 6, 2021TIME
That also means having smooth and clear bikini areas is paramount for short shorts and skimpy swimsuits.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KEEP YOUR BIKINI LINE SMOOTHDEENA CAMPBELLMAY 28, 2021ESSENCE.COM
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.
IS THIS WINTER’S SKETCHY SNOWPACK THE NEW NORMAL?HEATHER HANSMANFEBRUARY 19, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
A little trick with skimpy skirts whipped about plump calves crossed on over.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There were no pigs about when Sheppy was receiving his somewhat skimpy education, so he doesn't know what to do with Clementine.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Their skimpy portions of stew were spooned on magnesium plates.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Per contra, I had a skimpy bed and room, and just the necessaries of life as far as nursing was concerned.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
"But we haven't got a tent, and our grub is pretty skimpy, say what you will," the grumbler went on to protest.
STORM-BOUNDALAN DOUGLAS
My mother raised my head and adjusted the bow on one of my skimpy little pigtails.
ATLANTIC NARRATIVESMARY ANTIN
His skimpy blue blouse disclosed the roundness of his shoulders and accentuated the abnormal length of his arms.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SKIMPY

  • abrupt
  • bluff
  • blunt
  • boiled down
  • breviloquent
  • brusque
  • compendiary
  • compendious
  • concise
  • crisp
  • curt
  • hasty
  • laconic
  • limited
  • little
  • pithy
  • sharp
  • short and sweet
  • skimpy
  • small
  • snippy
  • succinct
  • surly
  • terse
  • to the point
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