What is another word for Scrimping?

Pronunciation: [skɹˈɪmpɪŋ] (IPA)

Scrimping is the act of being thrifty or economizing. There are several other words that can be used to describe this behavior, including frugal, thrifty, penny-pinching, parsimonious, and stingy. Being frugal means being careful with your money and resources, while being thrifty refers to being resourceful and using things wisely. Penny-pinching is a term used to describe someone who is excessively careful with their money. Parsimonious describes someone who is miserly and unwilling to spend money. Finally, stingy refers to someone who is not willing to share or give. Each of these words describes a similar behavior to scrimping and can be used interchangeably depending on the context.

What are the hypernyms for Scrimping?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Scrimping

"Yes," I found myself thinking, "this is what it all comes to: the 'subiti guadagni' of the new rich, made in large masses and seeking a swift and eager exploitation, and the slowly accumulated fortunes, put together from sparing and Scrimping, from slaving and enslaving, in former times, and now in the stainless white hands of the second or third generation, they both meet here to the purpose of a common ostentation, and create a Horse Show."
"Short Stories and Essays From "Literature and Life""
William Dean Howells
"Because," he told her seriously, "Scrimping, haggling and screwing have been the fashion for so long, the other thing rouses mean suspicions by its very novelty.
"An Alabaster Box"
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
We must remark, in passing, that since the reign of Madame de Godollo trays were passed round on the Sunday reception days, and that without Scrimping; on the contrary, they were laden with ices, cakes, and syrups, from Taurade's, then the best confectioner.
"The Lesser Bourgeoisie"
Honore de Balzac

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