Scant – meaning of the word and examples

Barely sufficient in amount or quantity; not abundant; almost inadequate: (

Limited; meager; not large: (

Barely amounting to as much as indicated: (

Excessively frugal. (Merriam – Webster)

Barely or scarcely sufficient. (Merriam – Webster)

Not quite coming up to a stated measure. (Merriam – Webster)

Lacking in amplitude or quantity. (Merriam – Webster)

Having a small or insufficient supply. (Merriam – Webster)

Very little and not enough. (Cambridge Dictionary)


Making Essential Choices with Scant Information.

How to Measure a Scant Cup of Flour.

Saudi Arabia: Scant Justice for Pakistanis.

Scant Arctic ice could mean summer “double whammy”.


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