Meaning of “scanty” in the English Dictionary

"scanty" in American English

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scantyadjective

us /ˈskæn·ti/

smaller in size or amount than what is considered necessary or desirable:

scanty food supplies
scantily
adverb us /ˈskæn·təl·i/

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