|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|
"meager resources" "meager fare"
|Related terms:||ample bare hardscrabble hand-to-mouth measly exiguous insufficient scarce sufficiency|