Definition of 'skimpy'
Example sentences containing 'skimpy'
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She wanders around in skimpy underwear and flirts. The Sun (2007)The singer is better known for her hippy skirts and skimpy vest tops. The Sun (2009)They perform with dangerous equipment in skimpy outfits. The Sun (2011)What are your thoughts on the famously skimpy outfits? The Sun (2012)How comfortable were you with her skimpy underwear? The Sun (2013)This guy likes to make her dress up in ridiculously skimpy outfits for his weekly poker nights. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps the lack of fans can be rectified with skimpy outfits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But at least her skimpy bikini shows she has the right formula for turning heads on her hols. The Sun (2012)It could be teamed with a skirt or trousers or worn over a dress that is a bit skimpy on the top. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In her ethereal white dress and skimpy sandals, she looks like a classical goddess. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Another brand for skimpy dresses is Lipsy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She emerged in suspenders and outrageously skimpy underwear - holding some handcuffs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I borrowed some skimpy clothes and made myself up. The Sun (2008)I once heard one calling in the top of a skimpy fir tree in a wood. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The troubled pop star jumped into a hotel pool at 1am dressed in a skimpy bikini after downing champagne. The Sun (2007)Did I really pack these four skimpy bikinis and totally forget the shaving foam? Times, Sunday Times (2015)She doesn't look much older than 31 herself in this skimpy little number as she strolls from the surf. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'skimpy'
British English: skimpy /ˈskɪmpɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Skimpy means too small in size or quantity.
...a skimpy outfit.
- American English: skimpy
- Arabic: ضَئِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: insuficiente
- Chinese: 用料少的
- Croatian: oskudan
- Czech: krátký
- Danish: stumpet
- Dutch: karig
- European Spanish: escaso mezquino
- Finnish: niukka
- French: étriqué
- German: dürftig
- Greek: φτωχικός
- Italian: succinto
- Japanese: 不十分な
- Korean: 빈약한
- Norwegian: snau
- Polish: skąpy
- European Portuguese: insuficiente
- Romanian: puțin
- Russian: недостаточный
- Spanish: mezquino
- Swedish: knapp skral
- Thai: ไม่พอเพียง
- Turkish: yetersiz
- Ukrainian: замалий
- Vietnamese: thiếu thốn
Definition of skimpy from the Collins English Dictionary
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