And he's now locked in a bitter battle over Maine's paltry 24 delegates.
Also shown are the (paltry) sums spent by each organization on candidates and campaigns.
In recent times, however, the figure has averaged a paltry one percent—and occasionally has dipped below zero.
In all these elections, it was the suburbs—not paltry gains in the cities—that made the difference.
They seem to be only concerned with the paltry 20 per cent of the country they firmly have.
The glare of the conflagration showed the Orangists by how paltry a force they had been surprised.
He had dreamed of making a paltry five millions when the raid on the market had ended.
You've got to swallow it because Uncle Dorgeroux's fame must be made to soar above all these paltry trifles.
But it was not all this that made my paltry journalistic task a hard one.
Old Heriot looks too close into business to permit me more than the paltry and ordinary dues.
1560s, probably an adjectival use of noun paltry "worthless thing" (1550s), associated with dialectal palt, pelt "trash," cognate with Middle Low German and East Frisian palte "rag," Middle Dutch palt "broken or torn fragment." Cf. Low German paltrig "rubbishy," East Frisian palterig "ragged, torn."