What does meager mean?

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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"


  1. meager(Adjective)

    Having little flesh; lean; thin.

  2. meager(Adjective)

    Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying.

    A meager piece of cake in one bite.

  3. Origin: From megre, maigre, from macer. Akin to Old English mæger, Dutch, German mager, Old Norse magr whence the Icelandic magur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meager(adj)

    alt. of Meagre

  2. Meager(verb)

    alt. of Meagre

Anagrams for meager »

  1. Graeme

  2. meagre


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meager in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meager in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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