pantie, panty, scanty, step-in(adj)
short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
bare(a), scanty, spare(adj)
lacking in amplitude or quantity
"a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
Somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent.
Sparing; niggardly; parsimonious.
wanting amplitude or extent; narrow; small; not abundant
somewhat less than is needed; insufficient; scant; as, a scanty supply of words; a scanty supply of bread
sparing; niggardly; parsimonious
The numerical value of scanty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of scanty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of scanty in a Sentence
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
The dreariest spot in all the land to Death they set apart; with scanty grace from Nature's hand, and none from that of Art.
It was a dark and stormy night the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
The great British Library --an immense collection of volumes of all ages and languages, many of which are now forgotten, and most of which are seldom read: one of these sequestered pools of obsolete literature to which modern authors repair, and draw buckets full of classic lore, or pure English, undefiled wherewith to swell their own scanty rills of thought.
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