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See definition of meanest on Dictionary.com
  • adj.ungenerous
  • adj.hostile, rude
  • adj.poor; of or in inferior circumstances

synonyms for meanest

  • greedy
  • selfish
  • close
  • mercenary
  • niggard
  • penny-pinching
  • mingy
  • miserly
  • parsimonious
  • penurious
  • rapacious
  • scrimpy
  • stingy
  • tight
  • tight-fisted
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antonyms for meanest

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  • generous
  • compassionate
  • extreme
  • kind
  • nice
  • noble
  • polite
  • sympathetic
  • unselfish
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How to use meanest in a sentence

He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I tell you, madam, most distinctly and emphatically, that it is bread pudding and the meanest kind at that.'
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He could not possibly doubt or question, and shame flooded him till he felt himself the meanest man alive.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
That is the reason that the silliest, the meanest, the most poisonous girl can always find a husband if she is healthy.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And when the children of thy people shall speak to thee, saying: Wilt thou not tell us what thou meanest by this?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The meanest hind was ennobled by the accolade of martyrdom to the loftiest peerage of the skies.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Since that time every one, from the prince to the meanest servant, leaves the palace as soon as they feel themselves unwell.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The meanest wretch here in the West, if he has a quarrel, avenges himself openly and at once.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
His dress was of the meanest materials, and so ragged and unseemly as to give him the air of studied poverty.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Well, the night got gray and ruther thick, which is the next meanest thing to fog.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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