Definition of Scant

Scant n. means: Scantness; scarcity.

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Scant n. means: Scantness; scarcity.

Meaning of Scant

Scant (n.) means: Scantness; scarcity.

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Scant (v. t.): To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries.

Scant (superl.): Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment.

Scant (adv.): In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly.

Scanted (imp. & p. p.): of Scant

Scanting (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Scant

Scant (n.): Scantness; scarcity.

Scant (superl.): Sparing; parsimonious; chary.

Scant (v. i.): To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.

Skimp (v. t.): To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp.

Scantle (v. t.): To scant; to be niggard of; to divide into small pieces; to cut short or down.

Scantly (adv.): In a scant manner; not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously.

Scant (v. t.): To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail.

Scantness (n.): The quality or condition of being scant; narrowness; smallness; insufficiency; scantiness.

Skinch (v. t. & i.): To give scant measure; to squeeze or pinch in order to effect a saving.

Stint (v. t.): To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.

Wind (v. t.): To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of breath.

Pilled (a.): Stripped of hair; scant of hair; bald.

Scrimp (v. t.): To make too small or short; to limit or straiten; to put on short allowance; to scant; to contract; to shorten; as, to scrimp the pattern of a coat.

Lean (v. i.): Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages.

Scanty (a.): Somewhat less than is needed; insufficient; scant; as, a scanty supply of words; a scanty supply of bread.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Scant

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries.

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment.

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly.

Meaning of Scanted

Scanted means: of Scant

Meaning of Scanting

Scanting means: of Scant

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: Scantness; scarcity.

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: Sparing; parsimonious; chary.

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.

Meaning of Skimp

Skimp means: To make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp.

Meaning of Scantle

Scantle means: To scant; to be niggard of; to divide into small pieces; to cut short or down.

Meaning of Scantly

Scantly means: In a scant manner; not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously.

Meaning of Scant

Scant means: To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail.

Meaning of Scantness

Scantness means: The quality or condition of being scant; narrowness; smallness; insufficiency; scantiness.

Meaning of Skinch

Skinch means: To give scant measure; to squeeze or pinch in order to effect a saving.

Meaning of Stint

Stint means: To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Bread

Bread means: An article of food made from flour or meal by moistening, kneading, and baking.

Meaning of Cross-eyed

Cross-eyed means: Affected with strabismus; squint-eyed; squinting.

Meaning of Mole

Mole means: Any insectivore of the family Talpidae. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very large and strong fore feet.

Meaning of Mollemoke

Mollemoke means: Any one of several species of large pelagic petrels and fulmars, as Fulmarus glacialis, of the North Atlantic, and several species of Aestrelata, of the Southern Ocean. See Fulmar.

Meaning of Oleander

Oleander means: A beautiful evergreen shrub of the Dogbane family, having clusters of fragrant red or white flowers. It is native of the East Indies, but the red variety has become common in the south of Europe. Called also rosebay, rose laurel, and South-sea rose.

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