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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy(adj)

    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. meager(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    People who can apply own brain meager could easily believe in any media publicized figure.

  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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