Scanty meaning

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The definition of scanty is a small or insufficient amount, or clothing that is too revealing.

When you have only one chip to eat and you are starving, this is an example of a serving of chips that would be described as scanty.

When you wear a short mini skirt and a shirt that shows off your belly and bust line, this is an example of clothing that would be described as scanty.

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Small or insufficient in amount, size, or extent.

Scanty rations; scanty evidence.

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Not covering a considerable amount of the body.

A scanty bathing suit.

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Narrow; small; close.
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Barely sufficient; not ample; meager.
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Insufficient; not enough.
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