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adj. scant·i·er, scant·i·est
1. Small or insufficient in amount, size, or extent: scanty rations; scanty evidence.
2. Not covering a considerable amount of the body: a scanty bathing suit.
adj, scantier or scantiestˈscantily adv ˈscantiness n
1. limited; barely enough; meagre
2. insufficient; inadequate
3. lacking fullness; small
adj. scant•i•er, scant•i•est, adj.
1. insufficient in amount, extent, or degree.n.
2. scanties, very brief underpants, esp. for women.
[1650–60; scant (in obsolete or dial. n. sense “dearth”) + -y1; (definition 4)b. scanty and panties]
syn: scanty, meager, sparse refer to insufficiency or deficiency in quantity, number, etc. scanty denotes smallness or insufficiency of quantity, number, supply, etc.: a scanty supply of food. meager indicates that something is poor, stinted, or inadequate: meager fare; a meager income. sparse applies particularly to that which grows thinly or is thinly distributed: sparse vegetation; a sparse population.
|Noun||1.||scanty - short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)|
underpants - an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin
|Adj.||1.||scanty - lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"|
scanty[ˈskæntɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (meal) → scarso/a; (clothing) → succinto/a; (swimsuit) → ridotto/a
a. escaso-a, limitado-a, no abundante.