Meager - Crossword Clue

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LEAN
POOR
SCANT
SCANTY
SKIMPY
SLIM
SPARSE
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LEAN
  1. to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  2. cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree"
  3. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
  4. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
  5. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  6. not profitable or prosperous; "a lean year"
  7. lacking in mineral content or combustible material; "lean ore"; "lean fuel"
  8. rely on for support; "We can lean on this man"
  9. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
  10. cause to lean or incline; "He leaned his rifle against the wal
POOR
  1. deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"
  2. unsatisfactory; "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor"
  3. having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
  4. lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances; "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value"
  5. characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"
  6. not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"
  7. people w
SCANT
  1. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
  2. limit in quality or quantity
  3. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
  4. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
  5. skimpy
SCANTY
  1. short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
  2. lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
SKIMPY
  1. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
  2. Of clothes, light & revealing
SLIM
  1. take off weight
  2. being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
  3. small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"
SPARSE
  1. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/04/2018 9:00am

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