Definition of Skimpily

1. Adverb. In a skimpy manner. "A skimpily dressed woman"

Partainyms: Skimpy



Definition of Skimpily

1. Adverb. In a skimpy manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skimpily

1. skimpy [adv] - See also: skimpy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skimpily

skimmington
skimmingtons
skimmy
skimo
skimobile
skimobiled
skimobiles
skimobiling
skimos
skimp
skimp and save
skimp over
skimped
skimpier
skimpiest
skimpily (current term)
skimpiness
skimpinesses
skimping
skimps
skimpy
skims
skin
skin-deep
skin-dive
skin-diver
skin-diving
skin-magazine
skin-muscle reflexes

Literary usage of Skimpily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1879)
"There was a modern deal dressing-table skimpily draped with muslin, and surmounted by the smallest of looking- glasses. There were a couple of chairs acd a ..."

2. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"A well-bred bee is addicted to minding his own business, and it disturbs his temper to see a dirty, ill- kept, skimpily dressed robber slinking round for ..."

3. Evolution (1881)
"... grey linen dress was skimpily made; her hair was turning grey although she was only twenty-five ; and, from having always been the butt and fetish of ..."

4. Horace Chase: A Novel by Constance Fenimore Woolson (1894)
""There arc at least eight with the long seat which holds a man's body comfortably as far as the knees, as it ought to held ; not ending skimpily halfway ..."

5. Horace Chase: A Novel by Constance Fenimore Woolson (1894)
""There are at least eight with the long seat which holds a man's body comfortably as far as the knees, as it ought to held; not ending skimpily halfway ..."

6. Prison Slavery by Barbara Esposito, Lee Wood, Kathryn Bardsley (1982)
"Prison education programs are inadequate, libaries are skimpily supplied and those captives who teach themselves law and act to protect their rights through ..."

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