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scrimp



Pronunciation: (skrimp), [key]
v.i.
to be sparing or frugal; economize (often fol. by on): They scrimped and saved for everything they have. He spends most of his money on clothes, and scrimps on food.

v.t.
1. to be sparing or restrictive of or in; limit severely: to scrimp food.
2. to keep on short allowance; provide sparingly for: to scrimp their elderly parents.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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