Definition of Scantily

1. Adverb. In a sparse or scanty way. "A barely furnished room"

Exact synonyms: Barely
Partainyms: Bare, Scanty



Definition of Scantily

1. adv. In a scanty manner; not fully; not plentifully; sparingly; parsimoniously.

Definition of Scantily

1. Adverb. In a scanty manner; not fully; not plentifully; sparingly; parsimoniously. ¹

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Definition of Scantily

1. scanty [adv] - See also: scanty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scantily

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

Literary usage of Scantily

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1. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"That night a woman, scantily clothed and trembling with fear, was found wandering through the streets among the heaps of dead and dying, looking for her ..."

2. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"That night a woman, scantily clothed and trembling with fear, was found wandering through the streets among the heaps of dead and dying, looking for her ..."

3. The Slave: Or, Memoirs of Archy Moore by Richard Hildreth (1836)
"... I must confess, nature had but scantily endowed me ; nor did I find it so easy, as I might have desired, to strip myself of all the feelings of a man. ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"He also increased the number of the royal chaplains in Scotland from six to ten, thus adding one or two additional prizes to the scantily endowed church ..."

5. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"That night a woman, scantily clothed and trembling with fear, was found wandering through the streets among the heaps of dead and dying, looking for her ..."

6. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1860)
"Several species have already been made out. rous, they exist in tracts of country scantily covered with vegetation; and in Brazil, where the vegetation is ..."

7. Deutsch's Letters: A Practical and Grammatical Course for Easy and Thorough by Solomon Deutsch (1879)
"... girl is dressed scantily, but her mother is clothed still more scantily than she. 23. A teacher asked one of his pupils: " How cold is it near the (am) ..."

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