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adjective as in barely

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adverb as in scarcely

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One is forced to ask, what on earth was Andrew doing hanging out with scantily clad teenagers?

Her book, for example, does not discuss her buzzed-about, scantily clad Maxim photo shoot from last year, and so neither do we.

GoDaddy: Puppet Master Scantily clad women and sexy Danica Patrick are so last year.

Tell be about the scene on the sofa where you and Lady Macbeth are plotting while scantily dressed.

Brody survives the surgery, and a gorgeous, scantily-clad young Venezuelan girl nurses him back to health.

It bears a truly desolate appearance, being nothing but ridges of bare white sand, scantily crowned with a few shrubby bushes.

The host served Gilbert scantily, as Therese was watching, took the same sized piece and passed the plate to his Xantippe.

The children, which were in great numbers, looked healthy, but were very scantily clad.

Notice that brown-faced, scantily clad boy, who keeps beckoning and shouting "Sahib."

The bothy was but scantily furnished, though it consisted of two rooms.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scantily, such as: almost, hardly, scarcely, just, and only just.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.