1a skimpy dress or skirt etc is very short and does not cover very much of a woman's body
2not 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 alsoshort
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.