Saturday, October 06, 2007
Definitions for exiguous
- scanty; meager; small; slender: exiguous income.
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Citations for exiguous
His exiguous nautical pension is hardly enough to pay for the one cockroach infested room which he inhabits in the slum area behind Tatwig Street...
There is an exiguous anthropological plot, concerning some papers improperly filched from a dying missionary, and an even more exiguous adulterous plot.
Origin of exiguous
Exiguous is related to the term exigent and comes from the Latin word exiguus meaning "scanty in measure or number."