Associations to the word «Scanty»


SCANTY, adjective. Somewhat less than is needed in amplitude or extent.
SCANTY, adjective. Sparing; niggardly; parsimonious.

Dictionary definition

SCANTY, noun. Short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural).
SCANTY, adjective. Lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope