1. [ adverb ] to a meager degree or in a meager manner
Synonyms: slenderly meagrely sparingly

"these voices are meagerly represented at the conference" "the area is slenderly endowed with natural resources"

Related terms: amply amply meager economical slender slender economical
2. [ adjective ] deficient in amount or quality or extent
Synonyms: meager meagre

"meager resources" "meager fare"

Related terms: ample bare hardscrabble hand-to-mouth measly exiguous insufficient scarce sufficiency
Similar spelling:   Messerly