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Adjective: scant  skant
  1. Less than the correct, legal or full amount, often deliberately
    "a scant cup of sugar";
    - light, short
Verb: scant  skant
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    - skimp
  2. Limit in quality or quantity
    - skimp
  3. Supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
    "scant with the allowance";
    - stint, skimp

Derived forms: scants, scanting, scanted

See also: deficient, insufficient

Type of: bound, confine, furnish, limit, provide, render, restrict, supply, throttle, trammel, work