Measly meaning

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The definition of measly is something that is so small that it is almost insulting.

An example of something measly is the two dollars pay that was given for two hours of hard yardwork.

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Contemptibly small; meager.

Gave the waiter a measly tip.

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Infected with measles.
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Infected with or caused by measles.
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Contemptibly slight, worthless, or skimpy.
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Small in amount, contemptibly so.
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Infected with measles.
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Infected with larval tapeworms.
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Infected with tricinae.
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Origin of measly