• (GA) IPA: /ˈmiɡɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈmiːɡə/

meager (comparative meagerer, superlative meagerest) (American spelling)

  1. Having little flesh; lean; thin.
  2. Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent
    Synonyms: paltry, scanty, inadequate, measly
    A meager piece of cake in one bite.
  3. (set theory) Of a set: such that, considered as a subset of a (usually larger) topological space, it is in a precise sense small or negligible.
  4. (mineralogy) Dry and harsh to the touch (e.g., as chalk).
Synonyms Translations Translations Verb

meager (meagers, present participle meagering; past and past participle meagered)

  1. (American spelling, transitive) To make lean.

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