Meaning of MEAGER in English

or meagre adjective Etymology: Middle English megre, from Anglo-French megre, meigre, from Latin macr-, macer lean; akin to Old English mæger lean, Greek makros long Date: 14th century having little flesh ; thin , 2. lacking desirable qualities (as richness or strength) , deficient in quality or quantity , ~ly adverb ~ness noun Synonyms: see: ~

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