Translation of meager in Spanish:

meager

Pronunciation: /ˈmiːgər; ˈmiːgə(r)/
, (British English/inglés británico) meagre

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (scanty, bare) [portion/salary/resources] escaso, exiguo; [existence] precario
    More 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/literario] magro [literary/literario]
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    • 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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