AskDefine | Define measly

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measly adj : contemptibly small in amount; "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans" [syn: miserable, paltry] [also: measliest, measlier]

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  1. a small amount, contemptibly so
  2. infected with measles
  3. infected with larval tapeworms
  4. infected with tricinae

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