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Adjective: measly (measlier,measliest)  meez-lee
  1. Contemptibly small in amount
    "a measly tip";
    - miserable, paltry

Derived forms: measlier, measliest

See also: meager [N. Amer], meagerly [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], meagrely [Brit, Cdn], scrimpy, stingy