What does measly mean?

Definitions for measly
ˈmi zlimeasly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. measly(a.)

    Contemptibly small in quantity; meager; absurdly insufficient or bad; as, a measly few dollars for all that work.


  1. measly(Adjective)

    Small in amount, contemptibly so.

  2. measly(Adjective)

    Infected with measles

  3. measly(Adjective)

    Infected with larval tapeworms

  4. measly

    Infected with tricinae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Measly(adj)

    infected with measles

  2. Measly(adj)

    containing larval tapeworms; -- said of pork and beef

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of measly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of measly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of measly in a Sentence

  1. William Doherty:

    A measly 15 minutes.

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  • мизерный, ничтожный, жалкийRussian
  • futtig, ynkligSwedish

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