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Meaning of MEASLY

Pronunciation:  'meezlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  contemptibly small in amount; "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"
 

MEASLY is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: meager, meagerly, meagre, miserable, paltry
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mea"sly\, a.
1. Infected with measles.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Containing larval tapeworms; -- said of pork
   and beef.

 
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