Perhaps the most glaring omission in his remarks: his scant mention of improving the plight of women in Afghanistan.
Federal oversight governing ride accidents is scant; there are no agencies that track accidents in permanent parks.
He looked like Ryan Gosling and dressed like a hipster, but there were scant details known about his life.
Theories based on scant evidence swing from mechanical problems to pilot error and back again.
Had it been a scant $23.6 million, she was still more than ready to pop some victory champagne.
It is scant acknowledgment of the provinces to be sure, but what would you?
"She's getting her come-uppance," Archie observed, with scant pity for Phebe.
It was a Judas kiss, for but a scant two months afterwards she had become engaged to another.
Is bitterness and sorrow in its sum so small and scant a thing?
Such pictures are utterly wrong; so much we may discover to be absolutely sure from the scant record of Boones real life.
mid-14c., from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse skamt, neuter of skammr "short, brief"), from Proto-Germanic *skamma- (cf. Old English scamm "short," Old High German skemmen "to shorten"), perhaps ultimately "hornless," from PIE *kem- (see hind (n.)). Also in Middle English as a noun, "scant supply, scarcity," from Old Norse. As a verb and adverb from mid-15c.