HyperDic: scanty

English > 3 senses of the word scanty:
ADJECTIVEallscanty, bare, sparelacking in amplitude or quantity
allscanty, skimpy(of clothing) revealing the body
NOUNartifactscanty, pantie, panty, step-inshort underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
scanty > pronunciation
Soundsskae'ntiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > scanty: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking in amplitude or quantity.
Example "a scanty harvest"
Synonymsbare, spare
Broadermeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Spanishescaso, insuficiente, parco, reducido
Catalanescàs, insuficient, minso, reduït
Nounsscantinessthe quality of being meager
English > scanty: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of clothing) revealing the body.
Example"her dress was scanty and revealing"
Synonymskimpy
Broaderrevealingshowing or making known
Adverbsscantilyin a skimpy manner
English > scanty: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningshort underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural).
Synonymspantie, panty, step-in
BroaderunderpantsAn undergarment that covers the body from the waist no further than to the thighs
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishpantie, pololo

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