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Definitions of scanty

  1. Scantiest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Scantiness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Scantier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Scantily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Somewhat less than is needed; insufficient; scant; as, a scanty supply of words; a scanty supply of bread. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Sparing; niggardly; parsimonious. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Narrow; barely sufficient; not enough for necessity; meager; limited. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Scant: not copious or full: hardly sufficient: wanting extent: narrow: small. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Scant; not full; sparing; small. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Limited in extent, quantity, or number; scant; small. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Wanting amplitude or extent; narrow; small; not ample; hardly sufficient; sparing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Not copious or full; hardly sufficient; sparing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for scanty

  1. But this scanty catalogue is only an evidence that one may teach long and see little that has not been noted by those who have gone before him. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  2. The next instant in she came again, and I found that my table- cloth was so scanty that I could follow her movements perfectly. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
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