Definition of Scantier

1. Adjective. (comparative of scanty) ¹



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Definition of Scantier

1. scanty [adj] - See also: scanty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scantier

scannings
scanno
scannos
scanogram
scans
scansion
scansions
scanslation
scansores
scansorial
scant
scant(p)
scanted
scanter
scantest
scantier (current term)
scanties
scantiest
scantily
scantily clad
scantiness
scantinesses
scanting
scantity
scantle
scantled
scantles
scantlet
scantlets
scantling

Literary usage of Scantier

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1. The River of Golden Sand: Being the Narrative of a Journey Through China and by William John Gill, Edward Colborne Baber (1883)
"... —Hsiao-Feng-Pa—scantier Vegetation—Arrival at Ta- Chien-Lu. MARCO POLO thus describes the plain and city of Ch'eng- Tu-Fu :— ' When you have travelled ..."

2. The Caesars by Thomas De Quincey (1851)
"... their characteristic dress even was gone ; for already in the time of Augustus they had laid aside the toga, and assumed the cheaper and scantier ..."

3. The Caesars by Thomas De Quincey (1851)
"... their characteristic dress even was gone ; for already in the time of Augustus they had laid aside the toga, and assumed the cheaper and scantier ..."

4. The River of Golden Sand: The Narrative of a Journey Through China and by William John Gill, Henry Yule (1880)
"... of People of Ssu-Ch'uan—Toll upon Coolies—Hsiao-P'eng-Pa —scantier Vegetation—Fragment of elaborate Ancient Road—Arrival at Ta-Chien-Lu. July 10. ..."

5. Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive Condition by John Clark Ridpath (1897)
"The beard was scantier, and was either shaven or plaited and worn in a manner exceedingly artificial. The complexion varied from a pink flesh-color and ..."

6. Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive Condition by John Clark Ridpath (1899)
"The beard was scantier, and was either shaven or plaited and worn in a manner exceedingly artificial. The complexion varied from a pink flesh-color and ..."

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