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Someone hears how great your app is and immediately searches the name, only to find scanty or no relevant results at all.

They lean against the fence, hips jutted out, their legs exposed by scanty pink shorts and skimpy dresses.

Others donned Berlusconi masks or carried signs with “No Lie Zone” and photos of young women in scanty costumes.

They could not take both horses; feed would be scanty there, and there would be no need of two horses.

He had received the scanty education generally bestowed upon the sons of small yeomen at the beginning of the present century.

He was a fat, heavy man of about fifty years of age, and his scanty hair was turning grey.

It had been very scanty information and late in its arrival—too late to enable the master manhunter to block the plan.

The scanty income she had saved from her mother's property rendered it necessary for her to live with the utmost frugality.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scanty, such as: insufficient, meager, scant, skimpy, sparse, and close.

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