Simple Definition of measly
: very small or too small in size or amount
Full Definition of measly
1 : infected with measles
2 a : containing larval tapeworms b : infested with trichinae
3 : contemptibly small
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
Medical Definition of measly
1: infected with measles
2a: containing larval tapewormsb: infected with trichinae
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