Definition of meager in English:

meager

Syllabification: mea·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈmēgər
 
/
(British meagre)

adjective

Derivatives

meagerly

adverb
More example sentences
  • But elsewhere, it wasn't taken seriously and anti-virus programs were used meagrely in the eastern part of the globe.
  • It was meagerly furnished, but comfortable and cozy.
  • He lives very meagerly and asks no buddy for help, they don't care.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'lean'): from Old French maigre, from Latin macer.

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