The definition of meager is something that is thin, scanty or not enough.(adjective)
An example of meager is two mushrooms for dinner.
See meager in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME megre < OFr megre (Fr maigre) < L macer, lean, thin < IE *makro- < base *māk-, long and thin > Gr makros, long, OE mæger, meager
See meager in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English megre, thin
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin macer; see māk- in Indo-European roots.
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