In short supply - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue In short supply.

INSUFFICIENT
RARE
SCANT
SCARCE
SPARSE
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INSUFFICIENT
  1. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
RARE
  1. not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert"
  2. not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books"
  3. (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef"
  4. recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events"
  5. marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
  6. having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
SCANT
  1. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
  2. limit in quality or quantity
  3. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
  4. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
  5. skimpy
SCARCE
  1. only a very short time before; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  2. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"
SPARSE
  1. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/09/2018 9:00am

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