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American English: /skrɪmp/
British English: /skrɪmp/

intransitive verb

  • to scrimp on something
    escatimar en algo
    to scrimp and save
    cuidar mucho el dinero
    hacer grandes economías
    Example sentences
    • Maguire, silver-haired but with a youthful face, looks surprisingly well put together for a man who scrimps on his clothing budget.
    • Gina quits her job and scrimps together enough money to open her own salon.
    • Can you scrimp and save enough to cover that cost?
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