Meager - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 17/08/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Meager.

4 letter answer(s) to meager

LEAN
  1. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  2. 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"
  3. not profitable or prosperous; "a lean year"
  4. lacking in mineral content or combustible material; "lean ore"; "lean fuel"
  5. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
  6. rely on for support; "We can lean on this man"
  7. cause to lean or incline; "He leaned his rifle against the wall"
  8. to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  9. cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree"
  10. 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 corpulenc
POOR
  1. having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
  2. lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances; "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value"
  3. characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"
  4. 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"
  5. people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"
  6. 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"
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SLIM
  1. 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"
  2. small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus"
  3. take off weight

5 letter answer(s) to meager

SCANT
  1. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
  2. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
  3. skimpy
  4. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
  5. Little
  6. limit in quality or quantity

6 letter answer(s) to meager

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
SPARSE
  1. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
  2. quality of being thinly dispersed

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Meager'

"D"
(Of clothes) short and revealing
... scattered over housing section
Badly off
Barely adequate
Barely enough
Barely sufficient
Barren meadow needs a bit of nitrate
Be biased
Be precarious, maybe
Below C level?
Boxes with fasteners essentially in short supply
Cant
Common cowboy nickname
Containing little fat
D
Deficient
Depend (on)
Desirable to dieters
Diet
Dietary no-no for Mrs. Sp
Dude ranch nickname
Economise with small car mostly
Emulate Pisa's tower
Exert pressure (on)
Exiguous
Far from dense, argues with energy
Fat, as a chance
Fat-free?
Few and far between
Film director of slender build
Film-maker eschewing padding
Get ready to fall, maybe
Gracefully thin
Gracile
Gravitate (toward)
Hard to find
Hardly adequate
Hardly any
Hardly plentiful
Hardly worth mentioning
Having little fat
Having very little money
Hood's beneficiaries, wit
Impoverished
In short supply
Indigent
Inept
Infrequent
Insignificant
Insufficient
Kipling character to watch out, in short
Lacking fat
Lean
Less than needed
Less than the required amount
Like a champion bodybuild
Like a D-
Like Ali Baba, at first
Like good hamburger meat
Like higher-priced beef
Like Jack Sprat's diet
Like pricier meat
Like some chances
Like some meat
Like the hair under a com
Like thongs
Like trees on a prairie
Limited
Limited extract from religious cantata
Limited study time
List
Little or no time to follow screening
Look carefully, time not plentiful
Low in fat
Low-fat
Low-fat, as beef
Meagre
Meagre inflammation containing discharge
Meagre sum originally held in reserve
Meagre, deficient
Mean
Mean runner married Penny, heartlessly
Meat request
Mere
Minimal
MRI check, say, with time in short supply
Narrow
Needy
Negligible
Nickname for a 6-foot 140
No-no for Mrs. Sprat
Not covering much
Not fat
Not fatty
Not having much fat
Not likely
Not sufficient
Not very profitable
Not yielding much
Odds are about snow initially being thin on the ground
Of low quality
Of low standard
Opposite of ample
Opposite of rich
Penniless
Penniless piano player finally gets rounds in
Poor
Possessing little money and no gold
Post-diet, ideally
Poverty-stricken
Put pressure (on)
Rare fights with sweetheart
Relaxed alone prior to meeting with leader of supposed inferiors
Revealing
Revealing to find heartless spy full of sanctimonious talk
Robin Hood's beneficiarie
Robin's beneficiaries
Scant
Scanty
Scarcely sufficient
Scattered
Scattered boxes close to home
Scattered boxes on base
Scattered boxes on bottom of pile
Scraggy
Shed excess weight
Show a preference
Show bias
Show preference
Skimpy
Skin-and-bones
Slender
Slenderly built
Slight
Slight, as chances
Slim
Slope; thin
Snoop around a Kardashian exhibiting flesh
Spaced-out Boatman lost bearings around Paris
Spare
Spare director
Sparse
Spread out
Start off fresh list
Substandard
Svelte
Thin
Thin gooey stuff, almost
Thinly dispersed
Thinly distributed
Thinly scattered
Thinly scattered ashes perhaps evenly distributed
Thinly scattered food chain outside of Stevenage
Thinly spread
Tilt
Tip
Toilet in the middle of street is quite inadequate
Uncommon success in bowling engrosses son
Unfortunate
Unlike a typical hot dog
Unproductive director of 8/11/12
Unpromising, as a chance
Unsatisfactory track, non-starter
Unused clothes: small or scanty
Wanting pair bagging a couple of Oscars?
Willowy
___ to none (long odds)

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