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Meaning of MEAGRE

Pronunciation:  'meegur

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"

MEAGRE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: bare(a), exiguous, hand-to-mouth(a), hardscrabble, marginal, meager, meagerly, measly, miserable, paltry, scanty, spare
 Antonyms: ample
 See Also: deficient, insufficient, scarce



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mea"gre\, n. [F. maigre.] (Zo["o]l.)
A large European sci[ae]noid fish ({Sci[ae]na umbra} or {S.
aquila}), having white bloodless flesh. It is valued as a
food fish. [Written also {maigre}.]

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bare, barren, bony, broad, deficient, emaciated, exiguous, gaunt, general, half-starved, inadequate, indefinite, infertile, insufficient, lean, loose, measly, paltry, pathetic, piddling, plain, poor, puny, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimpy, simple, simplified, skimpy, skinny, spare, sparse, starving, thin, trifling, unadorned, underfed, undernourished, unelaborate, unembellished, unfruitful, unproductive, vague