adjective, scant·i·er, scant·i·est.
noun, plural scant·ies.
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synonym study for scanty
OTHER WORDS FROM scantyscant·i·ly, adverbscant·i·ness, nounun·scant·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for scanty
One is forced to ask, what on earth was Andrew doing hanging out with scantily clad teenagers?Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Her book, for example, does not discuss her buzzed-about, scantily clad Maxim photo shoot from last year, and so neither do we.'Boy Meets World' Star Danielle Fishel Is OK with Being Topanga Forever|Kevin Fallon|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tell be about the scene on the sofa where you and Lady Macbeth are plotting while scantily dressed.Ethan Hawke On His Murderous, Seductive Turn as Macbeth|Janice Kaplan|November 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It features a scantily clad woman wearing a balaclava and holding a sign championing the dissident feminist anti-Putin punk band.Miley Cyrus Twerking, Usher as Michael Jackson & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The combination of scantily clad, attractive women and scantily clad, corpulent men makes Philip Roth's imagination look feminist.
When the cavity is shallow, it is often only scantily lined with moss and a few fine roots.
People were so scantily clad that they could not come out to offer a glass of water.The Red Cross in Peace and War|Clara Barton
I know my poor weak intellects, most noble lord, and how scantily they have profited by my hard painstaking.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
The hall was now but scantily supplied with guests; the runaways and wounded having diminished the numbers to some half-score.
May's glowing sun, shining through the scantily covered branches, made dancing motes of heat wave above the surface of red clay.A Tar-Heel Baron|Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton