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    meager - Dictionary definition and meaning for word meager

    Definition
    (adj) deficient in amount or quality or extent
    Synonyms : meagerly , meagre , scrimpy , stingy
    Example Sentence
    • meager resources
    • meager fare
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meager = m + eager concentrate on "eager". A person is eager only when he/she is in a desperate need of something inadequate...or scanty in supply.

relate it to 'beggar'

mea==mean (fish in tamil) mean karans life is always scanty

Relate to beggar and miser ; A miser beggar may be very thin because of bad quality and insufficient eating.

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