scantily


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scant·y

 (skăn′tē)
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.

scant′i·ly adv.
scant′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.scantily - in a sparse or scanty wayscantily - in a sparse or scanty way; "a barely furnished room"
Translations
بِشَكْلٍ كافٍ
nedostatečně
minimalt
lítt, lítiî
yetersizce

scantily

[ˈskæntɪlɪ] ADVinsuficientemente
scantily clad or dressedligero de ropa
scantily provided withcon escasa cantidad de ...

scantily

[ˈskæntɪli] adv
scantily clad → vêtu(e) du strict minimum

scantily

advspärlich; scantily clad or dressedspärlich bekleidet

scantily

[ˈskæntɪlɪ] adv scantily clad or dressedsuccintamente vestito/a

scant

(skӕnt) adjective
hardly enough; not very much. scant attention; scant experience.
ˈscanty adjective
small in size; hardly enough. scanty clothing.
ˈscantiness noun
ˈscantily adverb
scantily dressed.
References in classic literature ?
Whenever we rode over in that direction we saw her out among her cattle, bareheaded and barefooted, scantily dressed in tattered clothing, always knitting as she watched her herd.
Up to that time, however, it must be confessed, the curiosity of the numerous comers was but scantily gratified.
Of late, the neglected bed in the Temple Court had known him more scantily than ever; and often when he had thrown himself upon it no longer than a few minutes, he had got up again, and haunted that neighbourhood.
The scantily clad Helene smiled at everyone in the same way, and Natasha gave Boris a similar smile.
It was glaring with the light of day; it looked so imposing, compared with the hastily built and scantily furnished apartments which he frequented in his ordinary practice, and contained so many well- dressed persons and anxious faces, that his usually firm nerves were a good deal discomposed.
Mackinaw was, therefore, for a great part of the year, very scantily peopled; but at certain seasons the traders arrived from all points, with their crews of voyageurs, and the place swarmed like a hive.
Even these facts, however, his aspect scantily matched; partly, no doubt, because he looked, as was usually said, un-English.
The room, quite a large one, but with a low ceiling, was scantily furnished, and an electric bulb with a porcelain shade pulled low down over a big table (with a very large map spread on it) left its distant parts in a dim, artificial twilight.
Among the topmost leaves, which scantily concealed the gnarled and stunted limbs, a savage was nestled, partly concealed by the trunk of the tree, and partly exposed, as though looking down upon them to ascertain the effect produced by his treacherous aim.
The maid soon returned and showed him into a small and scantily furnished drawing-room, in which portraits of Professor Valerius and old Daae hung on opposite walls.
The valleys were destitute of herbage, and scantily clothed with a stunted species of wormwood, generally known among traders and trappers by the name of sage.
He took me to his house on the outskirts of Melbourne, a weather-board bungalow, scantily furnished, but comfortable enough.