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Adjective: scanty (scantier,scantiest)  skan-tee
  1. Lacking in amplitude or quantity
    "a scanty harvest";
    - bare, spare
Noun: scanty  skan-tee
  1. Short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
    - pantie, panty, step-in

Derived forms: scantiest, scanties, scantier

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

Type of: pants [Brit], underdacks [Austral], underdaks [Austral], underpants, undershorts [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Scanty