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Origin of meager
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OTHER WORDS FROM meagermea·ger·ly, adverbmea·ger·ness, noun
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Extrapolating from this meager sample to the rest of the world, tiny pebbles from space account for a whopping 5,200 metric tons of weight gain each year, researchers report in the April 15 Earth and Planetary Science Letters.Earth sweeps up 5,200 tons of extraterrestrial dust each year|Sid Perkins|April 15, 2021|Science News
That’s only fueled concern among US politicians and some industry leaders about the US’s relatively meager domestic manufacturing capacity for these chips, and high-tech manufacturing more broadly.Why a global chip shortage is screwing up America’s pickup trucks|Rebecca Heilweil|April 9, 2021|Vox
He used the proceeds from the scam to supplement his meager $28,000 annual salary.Insider trading indictment highlights contacts with Bloomberg reporter|Erik Wemple|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
The meager income from washing clothes makes her the sole breadwinner in her family, where there are 12 grandchildren to feed.Rodrigo Duterte Is Using One of the World's Longest COVID-19 Lockdowns to Strengthen His Grip on the Philippines|Aie Balagtas See / Manila|March 15, 2021|Time
Perversely, limited supply is sometimes the obstacle to faster distribution, health officials say, because there is reluctance to set up vaccination sites and mobilize beleaguered medical workers only to perform a meager number of inoculations.‘Pixie dust’: Why some vaccine sits on shelves while shortages intensify nationwide|Isaac Stanley-Becker, Lena H. Sun|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Especially in a country where the minimum wage is a meager $3.00 an hour.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rising to retrieve it, I offer her what meager reassurance I can muster.
He called on his parents not to accept any “meager compensation” for his death.Medieval Cruelty in Modern Times: ISIS Thugs Behead American Journalist|Christopher Dickey|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Look through that PDF I just linked to and feast on the meager amounts earmarked for democracy and assistance programs.Is It Just Me or Is the World Exploding? So Why Isn’t Obama Doing More?|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Personal consumption expenditures—people buying stuff—grew at a meager one percent rate in the first quarter.
This report, however, was very meager and lacking in any profusion of mechanical detail.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
I have no memory of either parent and my information concerning them is meager and second hand.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The surname Thin has the same meaning as Meagre, from which the common name Meager comes.Stories That Words Tell Us|Elizabeth O'Neill
Old Lewson, the man who sat under the apple tree, gave his meager property to his children.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
A human lamprey, sticking himself always at the thin and meager board of the poor, a vile parasite, but holy!The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath