- Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting: a skimpy meal.
- Unduly thrifty; niggardly.
- (Clothing & Fashion) made of little material; scanty Skimpy clothes fit very tightly and do not cover very much of someone's body.
Mankinis is a type of sling bikini worn by men. It was popularized by Sacha Baron Cohen when he donned one in the film Borat. The buzz around the film started building during the Cannes Film Festival in May 2006, when Baron Cohen posed in character on the beach in a neon green mankini, alongside four models.