Meaning of “measly” in the English Dictionary

"measly" in British English

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measlyadjective

uk /ˈmiːz.li/ us /ˈmiːz.li/ informal

(Definition of “measly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"measly" in American English

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measlyadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmiz·li/

too small in size or amount; not generous:

We got a measly 2% raise last year.

(Definition of “measly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"measly" in Business English

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measlyadjective

uk /'miːzli/ us informal

too small in size or amount:

Deposits earn a measly 0.6% interest.

(Definition of “measly” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)