Translation of skimp in Spanish:


escatimar, v.

Pronunciation /skɪmp/

Definition of escatimar in Spanish

intransitive verb

  • 1to skimp on

    cicatear informal
    mezquinar Latin America
    • With each model, the Japanese auto makers are trying to ensure buyers get a car that offers better fuel economy but doesn't skimp on power and comfort.
    • In the knowledge economy, we can't skimp on research.
    • But the fact is that justice costs, and if we skimp on the money, then we skimp on the justice too.
    • Don't skimp on necessities like line, hooks and so on.
    • Some people look at the PSU as a component they can skimp on to save money to buy other parts, but that is a flaw in logic.
    • So more people, especially those of modest means, would tend to skimp on prevention to save money.
    • When you are the founder of a company, you want to skimp on frills; they seem like a waste of money to you.
    • Risotto is the only real vegetarian option and, fortunately for the non-carnivorous, it doesn't skimp on mushrooms and pine nuts.
    • The band prefers to keep things very understated, but they never skimp on melody or song structure, which, though simple, doesn't fail to captivate.
    • Eat in a fancy restaurant once a week, but never again skimp on groceries, and cook really awesome meals the other 6 nights.
    • If we skimp on the satellite and spyplane fleet, we'll regret it.
    • It's important for us not to skimp on the musical side.
    • The US $169 starting price is quite attractive, and HP does not skimp on features.
    • I just hope Tom hires Bentel & Bentel again to design the new interior and doesn't skimp on the look.
    • When we skimp on any one component, the others suffer, and therefore render a weekend almost completely useless.
    • Don't skimp on the visual look of your plan; work with a local print shop to make it colorful and enjoyable to read and have.
    • But don't skimp on the lemon juice - you'll need the acid to make the flank steak tender.
    • And they didn't skimp on the cheese either; there was enough for every chip.
    • Did you spend so much on CGI that you had to skimp on blood packs?
    • Every day, they must skimp on meals, they must exercise, and sometimes they have to take medicine to help them lose weight.