Definitions for "Meager"
Destitute of richness, fertility, strength, or the like; defective in quantity, or poor in quality; poor; barren; scanty in ideas; wanting strength of diction or affluence of imagery; as, meager resources; meager fare. Opposite of ample.
deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"
Keywords:  lean, destitue, flesh, little
Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.
To make lean.
Descriptive of a wine that is somewhat insipid, that lacks body and depth.
Keywords:  barely, adequate, allowance
barely adequate; "a meager allowance"
Keywords:  chalk, harsh, touch, dry
Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk.
less than a desirable amount; -- of items distributed from a larger supply.