Word:

Meager

Mea´ger
a.1.
1.Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.
Meager were his looks;
Sharp misery had worn him to the bones.
- Shak.
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 ample.
Of secular habits and meager religious belief.
- I. Taylor.
His education had been but meager.
- Motley.
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"
Synonyms: meagerly, meagre
Antonyms:
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"
Synonyms: scrimpy
Lenten, Lilliputian, Spartan, Tom Thumb, abstemious, angular, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, ascetic, austere, bare, bony, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, circumscribed, close, close-fitting, confined, constricted, cramp, cramped, crowded, cursory, depthless, dumpy, dwarf, dwarfed, dwarfish, elfin, exiguous, few, flat, flat-chested, fleshless, footling, gangling, gangly, gaunt, gawky, impoverished, inadequate, inappreciable, incapacious, incipient, incommodious, inconsequential, inconsiderable, infrequent, insignificant, insufficient, isthmian, isthmic, jejune, lank, lanky, lean, lean-fleshed, lean-looking, limited, little, low, mere, midget, miniature, minimum, miserable, miserly, nanoid, narrow, near, negligible, niggardly, no great shakes, parsimonious, petty, picayune, picayunish, piddling, poor, puny, pygmy, rare, rawboned, restricted, rudimental, rudimentary, runty, scant, scarce, scattered, scraggy, scrawny, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, scrubby, seldom met with, seldom seen, shabby, shallow, short, shriveled, shrunk, shrunken, skeletal, skimp, skimping, skimpy, skin-deep, skinny, slender, slim, small, spare, sparing, spidery, spindling, spindly, spotty, sprinkled, squat, starvation, stingy, stinted, strait, straitened, stunted, subsistence, superficial, thin, thin-bellied, thin-fleshed, tight, tiny, trifling, trivial, twiggy, undersize, undersized, underweight, unnourishing, unnutritious, watered, watery, wizened
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meadow pipit
Meadow reed grass
meadow rue
meadow saffron
Meadow sage
meadow salsify
meadow saxifrage
Meadow snipe
meadow spikemoss
meadow spittlebug
meadow vole
meadow-beauty family
meadowgrass
meadowlark
Meadowsweet
Meadowy
-- Meager --
meagerly
Meagerness
Meagre
meagrely
meagreness
Meak
Meaking
Meaking iron
Meal
Meal beetle
Meal moth
meal plan
meal ticket
Meal worm
Meal-mouthed
mealberry
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