There are 2 definitions of meagre in English:

meagre1

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːgə
 
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(US meager)

adjective

Derivatives

meagrely

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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There are 2 definitions of meagre in English:

meagre2

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːgə
 
/

noun

British

Origin

mid 16th century: from French, noun use of maigre 'lean, thin'.

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