Meager - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 28/02/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Meager.

LEAN
  1. cause to lean or incline; "He leaned his rifle against the wall"
  2. not profitable or prosperous; "a lean year"
  3. to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  4. lacking in mineral content or combustible material; "lean ore"; "lean fuel"
  5. cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree"
  6. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
  7. 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"
  8. 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"
  9. rely on for support; "We can lean on this man"
  10. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespea
POOR
  1. unsatisfactory; "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor"
  2. having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
  3. lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances; "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value"
  4. characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"
  5. 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"
  6. people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"
  7. 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";
SCANT
  1. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
  2. skimpy
  3. Little
  4. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
  5. limit in quality or quantity
  6. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
SCANTY
  1. lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
  2. short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
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"
  2. quality of being thinly dispersed

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Meager'

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
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 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
Substandard
Svelte
Thin
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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