Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a sparing manner; with frugality, moderation, scantiness, reserve, forbearance, or the like; sparsely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a. sparing manner; with frugality, moderation, scantiness, reserve, forbearance, or the like; sparsely.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. to a meager degree or in a meager manner

Etymologies

sparing +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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