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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyadjective

    deficient in amount or quality or extent

    "meager resources"; "meager fare"

Wiktionary

  1. meageradjective

    Having little flesh; lean; thin.

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

  2. meageradjective

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

    A meager piece of cake in one bite.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meageradjective

    alt. of Meagre

  2. Meagerverb

    alt. of Meagre

Anagrams for meager »

  1. Graeme

  2. meagre

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Numerology

  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

Examples of meager in a Sentence

  1. Jacqueline Choi:

    I had second thoughts about running it, as well as third and fourth and fifth thoughts, not only was I unsure whether my body would heal quickly enough from an unplanned C-section, butI was also worried that training and racing would diminish my already-meager milk supply. Fortunately, I was able to pump around the clock for a couple of months to trick my body into making more milk, and I actually had an amazing oversupply by the time I needed to race.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    People who can apply own brain meager could easily believe in any media publicized figure.

  3. Bob Pease:

    Our bill is centered on supporting American-headquartered companies, creating American jobs, here at home, this is one meager step to level the playing field that is heavily tilted to [Big Beer’s] advantage.

  4. Jon Ralston:

    I have always believed that Mayor Pete's strategy here was to build a formidable infrastructure to capitalize on any momentum from Iowa and New Hampshire. And Mayor Pete has done so, mayor Pete meager standing in the polls here masks Mayor Pete commitment on the ground to use( Nevada) as a springboard. But Mayor Pete needs Joe Biden to falter before Nevada votes or this probably is moot.

  5. Charles Evans:

    Unfortunately that still leaves a lot of room for guess work ... because the inflation environment right now is meager, it ends up being a very individual assessment. ... It still ends up being artful.

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