paltry[ pawl-tree ]SEE DEFINITION OF paltry
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALTRY
Duncan dismissed this paltry consideration with a princely gesture.
What's that paltry hundred or two, compared with the millions I shall make?
Lugging a fellow up for a pitiful, paltry sum of twenty pounds!
The poor thing's vengeance was theatrical and paltry, but what of the man, wherever he was?
It was a paltry consolation, perhaps, but it was the best that then occurred to me.
You, the Judas who has sold my father to the Cardinal for a paltry share in our estates.
"You are a paltry coward, Cosimo, when all is said," I shouted.
So paltry that the justices at Truro would not move against me.
Compared with amounts like this, what were the paltry sums he had been used to handle?
My lady was right in refusing to honor such a paltry scoundrel with her hand.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PALTRY
- below the mark
- beside the point
- of no account