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See definition of scantily on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarely
  • as inscarcely
  • as ininadequately

synonyms for scantily

  • almost
  • hardly
  • scarcely
  • just
  • only just
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How to use scantily in a sentence

It bears a truly desolate appearance, being nothing but ridges of bare white sand, scantily crowned with a few shrubby bushes.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The host served Gilbert scantily, as Therese was watching, took the same sized piece and passed the plate to his Xantippe.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The children, which were in great numbers, looked healthy, but were very scantily clad.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Notice that brown-faced, scantily clad boy, who keeps beckoning and shouting "Sahib."
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
The bothy was but scantily furnished, though it consisted of two rooms.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
The Ebers Papyrus shows us that the specialties were by no means scantily developed.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
The poor boys were scantily fed, and otherwise miserably provided for.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
She appeared but scantily surprised to hear that there were not—it was a language of which one expected so little.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Details are scantily given: some of the principal scenes of conflict cannot even be identified with any certainty.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
As the goblin said this a cloud rolled gradually away and disclosed a small and scantily furnished but neat apartment.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SCANTILY

  • almost
  • hardly
  • just
  • only just
  • scantily
  • scarcely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.