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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meageradjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "meager":

    meagre, lean, skinny, paltry, modest, scarce

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How to use meager in a sentence?

  1. Jon Ralston:

    I have always believed that Mayor Pete's strategy here was to build a formidable infrastructure to capitalize on any momentum from Iowa and New Hampshire. And Mayor Pete has done so, mayor Pete meager standing in the polls here masks Mayor Pete commitment on the ground to use( Nevada) as a springboard. But Mayor Pete needs Joe Biden to falter before Nevada votes or this probably is moot.

  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. 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.

  4. Homer:

    I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead.

  5. 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.


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