What does the word scanty mean?

Usage examples for scanty

  1. When they had finished their scanty meal they went to bed; but he forced her to get up quite early in the morning in order to look after the house. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  2. And now the child's scanty schooling had come to an end. – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
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