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beggarly

adjective uk   /ˈbeɡ.ə.li/  us   /ˈ-ɚ-/ literary
small in amount and not at all generous: The council voted to give the new project a beggarly amount of money. like a beggar in appearance, way of life, etc.: a poor and beggarly people
Translations of “beggarly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 少量的,貧乏的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 少量的,贫乏的…
(Definition of beggarly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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