work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
limit in quality or quantity
subsist on a meager allowance;
"scratch and scrimp"
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities;
"sting with the allowance"
- Don't skimp the butter when you make cakes.
- They have to skimp on fuel in winter.
- Higher officials always skimp on the salaries of their staff.
- Don't skimp on your employment section.
Never the man to skimp a job, he went through every poem.出自： M. Meyer