scanty: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skan'tē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. scant•i•er, scant•i•est. scant•ies.
  1. scant in amount, quantity, etc.; barely sufficient.
  2. meager; not adequate.
  3. lacking amplitude in extent or compass.
  1. very brief underpants, esp. for women.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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