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meager also: (British English) meagre
American English: /ˈmiɡər/
British English: /ˈmiːɡə/

Translation of meager in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (scanty, bare)
    (portion/salary/resources)
    (existence)
    Example sentences
    • All the same he would queue up with the other drones for hours to receive his meagre earnings.
    • He had laid off some heavy bets recently and his meagre earnings as a postman would not cover them.
    • Through the solid floor of the abode, the chill of winter seeped in, fettered little by the meagre warmth provided by the fire.
    1.2 (thin, feeble) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • She had a slim and meager body, her neck was long, and her cheekbones were easily distinguished.
    • She seemed so meagre and weak, like her body had lost that glow.

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