measly: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mē'zlē), [key]
— -sli•er, -sli•est.
- They paid me a measly fifteen dollars for a day's work.
- contemptibly small, meager, or slight:They paid me a measly fifteen dollars for a day's work.
- wretchedly bad or unsatisfactory:a measly performance.
- infected with measles, as an animal or its flesh.
- pertaining to or resembling measles.
- measly (Thesaurus)
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