slim pickings

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Definition of slim pickings

informal
: very few good things to choose from It was slim pickings on the last day of the sale.

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“Slim pickings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slim%20pickings. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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