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meager

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of meager

  1. less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable <ever since he started the diet, his dinners have been more meager than he would like> Synonyms exiguous, hand-to-mouth, light, niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, skimp, skimpy, slender, slim, spare, sparing, sparse, stingy Related Words deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, short, wanting; bare, bare-bones; least, littlest, lowest, mere, minimal, slightest; slight, small, thin; barren, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductive Phrases thin on the ground Near Antonyms adequate, enough, satisfactory, sufficient, tolerable; fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, prolific, rich; lavish, luxuriant; blooming, bursting, flourishing, proliferative, swarming, teeming, thriving; excess, extra, surplus Antonyms abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful



Variants of meager

or meagre


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