from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a way that is slightly lacking, that is scant of how much should be provided.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a scant manner; not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously.
- adv. Scarcely; hardly; barely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a scant manner or degree; sparingly; illiberally; slightly or slightingly.
- Scarcely; hardly; barely.
Biddy was a little fish worth landing in short, scantly as she seemed disposed to bite, and Grace's rude probity could admit that she herself was not.
And the NFL plays beer commercials to appeal to drunks and commercials that feature scantly clad women to appeal to guys who like big boobs.
I fear this can only mean trouble for the scantly clad bartenders and rowdy delinquents that pull an all nighter.
Some one called me perverted on this website for a joke I made that was ironically targeted towards the off comments folks had posted and that scantly clad women and fish on the internet.
Palin is derided because she presents as an undereducated, scantly accomplished and dim person who compounds those traits with disdain of knowledge and education — not because she is conservative, Republican or a candidate.
But tiny dolls tearing the clothes off a scantly clad Jane Fonda!
What takes me somewhat by surprise when entering the brothels is that none of the prostitutes are scantly dressed in tight revealing outfits.
In 2001 George Burley was honoured for qualifying for the Uefa Cup with an Ipswich team in their first season back in the top flight, leaving Sir Alex Ferguson scantly rewarded for a then unprecedented third successive title.
For the incidents mentioned above, punishments have been scantly doled out.
They would be only scantly rewarded for their efforts.
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