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  1. meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyadjective

    deficient in amount or quality or extent

    "meager resources"; "meager fare"

    Synonyms:
    stingy, ungenerous, scrimpy, meagerly, meagre

    Antonyms:
    good, full, wide, ample, wide-cut, generous

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  1. meageradjective

    Synonyms:
    poor, emaciated, gaunt, barren, sterile, unproductive, arid

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  1. List of paraphrases for "meager":

    meagre, lean, skinny, paltry, modest, scarce

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How to use meager in a sentence?

  1. Jacqueline Choi:

    I had second thoughts about running it, as well as third and fourth and fifth thoughts, not only was I unsure whether my body would heal quickly enough from an unplanned C-section, butI was also worried that training and racing would diminish my already-meager milk supply. Fortunately, I was able to pump around the clock for a couple of months to trick my body into making more milk, and I actually had an amazing oversupply by the time I needed to race.

  2. Aftab Mehmood:

    Despite our meager resources we arrested 30 timber smugglers last year and sent them to prison, but almost all are released now.

  3. Chris Williamson:

    The rate of growth is modest rather than spectacular, however, and there are clearly countries which continue to struggle, weakness is centered in the region's core, with France's manufacturing sector still in decline and Germany only seeing very meager growth.

  4. Bob Pease:

    Our bill is centered on supporting American-headquartered companies, creating American jobs, here at home, this is one meager step to level the playing field that is heavily tilted to [Big Beer’s] advantage.

  5. Charles Evans:

    Unfortunately that still leaves a lot of room for guess work ... because the inflation environment right now is meager, it ends up being a very individual assessment. ... It still ends up being artful.


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