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Definition of: meager

(mēgər) adjective
1. Deficient or destitute of quantity or quality; scanty; inadequate.
2. Deficient in or scantily supplied with fertility, strength, or richness.
3. Wanting in flesh; thin; emaciated. Also mea′gre. [<OF maigre <L macer lean]
—mea′ ger·ly
Synonyms: barren, emaciated, feeble, gaunt, jejune, lank, lean, poor, skinny, spare, starved, starveling, tame, thin. See GAUNT. Antonyms.: bonny, bouncing, burly, chubby, corpulent, fat, fleshy, hearty, obese, plump, portly, stout.

Most often used phrases:

mount meager
meager living
meager income
meager resources
meager creek
meager massif
meager existence
meager budget
meager salary
meager earnings
meager rations
meager wages
meager results
meager supplies
meager set

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"meager" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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