Definitions for meager

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

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