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meager

adjective

1 meager

Deficient in amount or quality or extent:
— Meager resources.
— Meager fare.

synonyms: meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy.

Roget 32: small, little; diminutive etc. (small in size) 193; minute; fine; inconsiderable, paltry etc. (unimportant) 643; faint ... show more

Roget 53: incomplete; imperfect etc. 651; unfinished; uncompleted etc. (complete) etc. 729; defective, deficient, wanting, lacking, ... show more

Roget 203: narrow, close; slender, thin, fine; thread-like etc. (filament) 205; finespun, gossamer; paper-thin; taper, ... show more

Roget 575: feeble, bald, tame, meager, jejune, vapid, bland, trashy, lukewarm, cold, frigid, poor, dull, dry, ... show more

Roget 640: insufficient, inadequate; too little etc. 32; not enough etc. 639; unequal to; incompetent etc. (impotent) 158; weighed in the balance and found wanting;" ... show more

Roget 643: unimportant; of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance etc. 642; immaterial; unessential, nonessential; indifferent.    subordinate etc. ... show more




Moby thesaurus: Lenten, Lilliputian, Spartan, Tom Thumb, abstemious, angular, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, ascetic, austere, bare, bony, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, circumscribed, close, close-fitting ... show more.

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