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Adjective: meagerly  mee-gur-lee
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: meagrely)
  1. Deficient in amount, quality or extent
    "meagerly resources";
    - meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], stingy, scrimpy, meagrely [Brit, Cdn]
Adverb: meagerly  mee-gur-lee
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: meagrely)
  1. To a meager degree or in a meager manner
    "these voices are meagerly represented at the conference";
    - sparingly, slenderly, meagrely [Brit, Cdn]

See also: adequacy, bare, deficient, exiguous, hand-to-mouth, hardscrabble, insufficient, measly, minimal, minimum, miserable, paltry, scanty, scarce, spare, sufficiency

Antonym: amply