To perform in a hasty, neglectful, or imperfect manner; to do superficially. A workman is said to scamp his work when he does it in a superficial, dishonest manner. (Wedgwood) Much of the scamping and dawdling complained of is that of men in establishments of good repute. (T. Hughes)

Origin: Cf. Scamp, or Scant, and Skimp.

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