scanty
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈskænti/
Adjective

scanty (comparative scantier, superlative scantiest)

  1. Somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent.
  2. Sparing; niggardly; parsimonious; stingy.
    • I. Watts.
      In illustrating a point of difficulty, be not too scanty of words.
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