EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEASLY
"Well, I'd lost the whole blamed chunk on a pair of measly aces," he said.
A measly hundred and fifty dollars a month and find yourself.
I forced that much from the Chilcat when I had the measly wretch upon his back.
The muscles are sometimes full of them, and the pig is then said to be “measly.”
Do you think I am going to break my neck for your measly ten dollars?
Barbara—why wasn't I born for the likes of you, and not just a measly, ornery mucker like I am.
I have been made ridiculous by your measly little Balthazar—who should have been a man, sir!
"Bet you now, it was a measly wildcat," he hastened to exclaim.
He said that a smoker of cigarettes is always a measly runt!
His scorn was for a "measly little bunch not worth the risk."