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scrimp

scrimp

 
 
pronunciation:
skrImp
part of speech: verb
inflections: scrimped, scrimping, scrimps
definition: to save in every way possible; to spend very little.
Yoko scrimped and saved until she had enough money to buy a car.
similar words:
economize, hoard, save, spare