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Definition 1: short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for scanty in the sense of this definition

(scanty is a kind of ...) an undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs; usually worn next to the skin

(scanty is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: lacking in magnitude or quantity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scanty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bare livelihood
  • a scanty harvest
  • a spare diet

Synonyms for scanty in the sense of this definition

(scanty is similar to ...) deficient in amount or quality or extent

"meager resources" "meager fare"

Definition 3: (of clothing) revealing the body - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scanty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her dress was scanty and revealing

Synonyms for scanty in the sense of this definition

(scanty is similar to ...) showing or making known

"a revealing glance"

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