Meaning of SCRIMP in English


Function: verb

to be extremely frugal and parsimonious in an effort to economize FF1C; scrimped all year to buy that fur coat FF1E;

Synonyms: pinch, scrape, screw, skimp, ||skinch, spare, stint; compare SPARE 3

Related Words: scamp; scratch; save (up)

Idioms: pinch pennies

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.