adjective \ig-ˈzi-gyə-wəs\

Definition of EXIGUOUS

:  excessively scanty :  inadequate <wrest an exiguous existence from the land> <exiguous evidence>
ex·ig·u·ous·ly adverb
ex·ig·u·ous·ness noun

Examples of EXIGUOUS

  1. <computer equipment that would be prohibitively expensive, given the rural school's exiguous resources>

Origin of EXIGUOUS

Latin exiguus, from exigere
First Known Use: 1651

Rhymes with EXIGUOUS


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