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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent; scanty.
  • adj. Deficient in richness, fertility, or vigor; feeble: the meager soil of an eroded plain.
  • adj. Having little flesh; lean.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Having little flesh; lean; thin.
  • adj. Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.
  • adj. Destitute of richness, fertility, strength, or the like; defective in quantity, or poor in quality; poor; barren; scanty in ideas; wanting strength of diction or affluence of imagery. Opposite of ample.
  • adj. Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk.
  • adj. less than a desirable amount; -- of items distributed from a larger supply.
  • v. To make lean.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Lean; thin; having little flesh.
  • Without richness or fertility; barren: said of land.
  • Without moisture; dry and harsh: said of chalk, etc.
  • Without fullness, strength, substance, or value; deficient in quantity or quality; scanty; poor; mean.
  • Lenten; adapted to a fast. See maigre.
  • Synonyms Spare, emaciated, lank, gaunt.
  • 2 and Tame, barren, bald, jejune, dull, prosing.
  • n. A sickness.
  • n. Same as maigre, 2.
  • n. A spent salmon, or kelt.
  • To make lean.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. deficient in amount or quality or extent
  • Equivalent
    miserable    hardscrabble    hand-to-mouth    scanty    spare    paltry    measly    bare    exiguous    meagre   
    Cross Reference
    thing    meager day   
    meagerness    meagerly   
    Words with the same meaning
    lean    scrimpy    skimpy    skimping    impoverished   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Eger    Seeger    beleaguer    eager    leaguer    segar   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    scanty    meagre    ample    inadequate    substantial    sparse    adequate    plentiful    modest    precarious