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skimpy

adjective
     
skimp‧y
1 a skimpy dress or skirt etc is very short and does not cover very much of a woman's body
2 not enough of something:
a skimpy meal
WORD FOCUS: short WORD FOCUS: short
speech/piece of writing: brief, concise, condensed, abridged

person: not very tall, little, tiny, petite

time/event: brief, quick, momentary, fleeting, ephemeral, transient, passing, short-lived

legs/fingers: stumpy, stubby

clothes: skimpy


See also
short

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