Associations to the word «Scanty»

Wiktionary

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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley