HyperDic: hardscrabble

English > 1 sense of the word hardscrabble:
ADJECTIVEallhardscrabblebarely satisfying a lower standard
hardscrabble > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rdskrae.bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hardscrabble: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningBarely satisfying a lower standard.
Example"the sharecropper's hardscrabble life"
Broadermeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Spanishinsignificante, marginal
Catalaninsignificant, marginal

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