Definition of eke out
1 : to make up for the deficiencies of : supplement eked out his income by getting a second job
2 : to make (a supply) last by economy
Examples of eke out in a sentence
eked out a living from the family's small farm
First Known Use of eke out
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Definition of eke out for Students
1 : to get with great effort They eked out a living from the farm.
2 : to add to bit by bit She eked out her income with odd jobs.
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