Examples of scanty in a Sentence
The cheerleaders wore scanty outfits.
the camera's scanty instructions left me somewhat confused
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Persky then allowed photographs of wearing a scanty Halloween outfit sometime after the attack to be submitted as evidence.
Discarding even the tights, the Menken wore only a scanty white blouse and shorts that came up well above her knees.
Areas farthest out received scanty deposition of the finest particles amid brackish tides, becoming grassy wetlands or saline marsh.
But his background in film is scanty, columnist Janusz Wroblewski, who covers the film industry for Polish daily Polityka, says.
Second-and-third-tier super PACs with scanty track records and little known about them have jumped in to fill the gap.
Kids and adults alike around the country and beyond dress up in ghoulish masks or devilishly scanty costumes, and go out on the town for some wicked fun.
His later political career was notable in its ambitions, though scanty in its achievements.
This means less room for others who might be seeking psychiatric care, while at the same time, states have cut billions from mental health, leaving even scantier outpatient systems.
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thin on the ground;
Synonym Discussion of scanty
- a meager portion of meat
- supplies too scanty to last the winter
- in January the daylight hours are scant
- tacky housing developments on skimpy lots
- a spare, concise style of writing
- a sparse population
SCANTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scanty for English Language Learners
: very small in size or amount
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