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The meaning of Meager


Meager – definition


(of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality.

Usage examples:

They were forced to supplement their meagre earnings

A large predatory marine fish of the drum family, found in the mediterranean, eastern atlantic, and south-western indian ocean. it is an important food fish in southern africa.


Very small in amount or number; only as much or not as much as is needed or thought to be suitable

Usage examples:

The food at my grandmother's house was meager and barely edible.

Meager translation into English

Meager: translate from English into Chinese

Translate meager into Chinese (Simplified)}
微薄, 可怜, 薄, 浅陋, 清瘦, 浅薄, 微薄的

Meager: translate from English into Dutch

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Mager, Schraal, Sprietig

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Meager: translate from English into German

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Mager, Dürftig, Spärlich, Karg, Knapp, Kümmerlich, Kärglich, Ärmlich, Schmal

Meager: translate from English into Hindi

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अल्प, शीर्ण, तुच्छ, सूखा, थोड़ा, दुबला, पतला, स्वल्प

Meager: translate from English into Italian

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Magro, Scarso, Scarno, Povero, Smunto

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Meager: translate from English into Russian

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Скудный, Мизерный, Бедный, Тощий, Худой, Небольшой, Постный, Недостаточный, Ограниченный, Бедный содержанием

Meager: translate from English into Spanish

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Pobre, Escaso, Exiguo, Flaco

Word origin

Middle English (in the sense ‘lean’): from Old French maigre, from Latin macer .

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