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Origin of meager
SYNONYMS FOR meager
OTHER WORDS FROM meagermea·ger·ly, adverbmea·ger·ness, noun
Words nearby meager
Example sentences from the Web for meagre
My father holds His meagre millions guarded, nursing them To a prince's portion.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
They are friable in the hand, meagre to the touch, and difficultly form a paste with water.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
He learnt to eke out his meagre supplies by living on the wild game of the country, the native flour, bananas and mangoes.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign|Robert Valentine Dolbey
It is well known that these are eaten raw; but after so many labors, so various and so rude, the pittance was meagre.Sea Stories|Various
Altogether, with meagre material the Eskimo show great skill in the manufacture of their weapons.