Definitions

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.

Etymologies

scant +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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