- adjectivedeficient in amount or quality or extent-
meager fare• Similar to:↑bare, ↑scanty, ↑spare, ↑exiguous, ↑hand-to-mouth, ↑hardscrabble, ↑measly, ↑miserable, ↑paltry• See Also: ↑insufficient, ↑deficient, ↑minimal, ↑minimum, ↑scarce• Derivationally related forms: ↑meagreness (for: ↑meagre), ↑meagerness (for: ↑meager)• Attrubites: ↑sufficiency, ↑adequacyadverbto a meager degree or in a meager manner-
these voices are meagerly represented at the conference-
the area is slenderly endowed with natural resources• Ant: ↑amply
Useful english dictionary. 2012.