scanty

[ skan-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF scanty

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCANTY

Nothing had been added to her scanty wardrobe in that time but a black frock.

By degrees, however, his eyes became accustomed to the scanty light.

As Baucis had said, there was but a scanty supper for two hungry travellers.

These computations were correct as far as they went, but they were scanty.

The other members of the Poorhouse had scanty faith in that red flannel.

His scanty roll of bills was in his right hand, and there concealed.

To these scanty means of improvement, she added another of her own contriving.

On the surface of the roads where the ground is thin, the corn is scanty.

Grant me only the poor and scanty boon, that you would then conceive your right.

Where they could, they robbed the Indians of their scanty stores of corn and beans.

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