a : containing larval tapeworms
b : infested with trichinae
Examples of MEASLY
- She complained about being given such a measly raise.
- All I want is a few measly minutes of your time.
First Known Use of MEASLY
Related to MEASLY
- chicken, de minimis, footling, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, negligible, Mickey Mouse, minute, niggling, no-account, nominal, paltry, peanut, petty, picayune, piddling, piddly, piffling, pimping, slight, trifling, trivial
- big, consequential, considerable, important, material, significant
mea·sly adjective \ˈmēz-(ə-)lē\ (Medical Dictionary)
a : containing larval tapeworms b : infected with trichinae
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