Examples of scanty in a Sentence
The cheerleaders wore scanty outfits.
the camera's scanty instructions left me somewhat confused
Origin and Etymology of scanty
English dialect scant scanty supply, from Middle English, from Old Norse skamt, from neuter of skammr short
First Known Use: 1600
Synonym Discussion of scanty
SCANTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scanty for English Language Learners
: very small in size or amount
SCANTY Defined for Kids
Definition of scanty for Students
: barely enough : lacking in size or quantity a scanty harvest
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