Scamp

Scamp

, v. t. [Cf. Scamp,n., or Scant, a., and Skimp.] To perform in a hasty, neglectful, or imperfect manner; to do superficially. [Colloq.]
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A workman is said to scamp his work when he does it in a superficial, dishonest manner.
Wedgwood.
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Much of the scamping and dawdling complained of is that of men in establishments of good repute.
T. Hughes.
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