Scantiness



adjective, scantier, scantiest.
1.
scant in amount, quantity, etc.; barely sufficient.
2.
meager; not adequate.
3.
lacking amplitude in extent or compass.
noun, plural scanties.
4.
scanties, very brief underpants, especially for women.
adjective scantier, scantiest
1.
limited; barely enough; meagre
2.
insufficient; inadequate
3.
lacking fullness; small

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