|1.||Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.|
|2.||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; as, meager resources; meager fare. Opposite of |
His education had been but meager.
|3.||(Min.) Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk.|
|4.||less than a desirable amount; - of items distributed from a larger supply.|
|v. t.||1.||To make lean.|
|Adj.||1.||meager - deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"|
ample - more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
|2.||meager - barely adequate; "a meager allowance"|