Definitions for paltryˈpɔl tri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. negligible, paltry, trifling(adj)

    not worth considering

    "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter"

  2. measly, miserable, paltry(adj)

    contemptibly small in amount

    "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. paltry(Adjective)

    trashy, trivial, of little value

  2. paltry(Adjective)

    meager; worthless; pitiful; trifling

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Paltry

    mean; vile; worthless; despicable; contemptible; pitiful; trifling; as, a paltry excuse; paltry gold

Anagrams of paltry »

  1. partly

  2. raptly


Translations for paltry

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ισχνόςGreek
  • mitätön, surkeaFinnish
  • dérisoire, misérableFrench
  • modesto, insignificante, miserabile, ridicolo, insufficiente, irrisorioItalian
  • armzalig, meelijwekkend, beklagenswaardig, pietluttig, waardeloos, triviaalDutch
  • insignificante, pobrePortuguese
  • незначительный, пустяковый, жалкийRussian
  • ynklig, futtigSwedish

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