Synonyms for Meagrely:


meagrely (noun)
slenderly, sparingly, meagerly.

Usage examples for meagrely

  1. I give this little story but meagrely from a scanty memorandum; Scott has related it in somewhat different style in a note to one of his poems; but in narration these anecdotes derived their chief zest, from the quiet but delightful humor, the bonhomie with which he seasoned them, and the sly glance of the eye from under his bushy eyebrows, with which they were accompanied. – Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving
  2. The lofty place immediately within the doorway proved, in the light of a lamp now fixed in an iron bracket, to be a square entrance hall meagrely furnished. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  3. He lived at the " Hermitage" in his little refuge, the Empire room, which was furnished so stiffly and meagrely with cool indifference to comfort and intimacy. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann