Definition of scanty adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    scanty

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈskænti//
     
    (scantier, scantiest)
     
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  1. 1too little in amount for what is needed Details of his life are scanty.
  2. 2(of clothes) very small and not covering much of your body a scanty bikini
NAmE//ˈskæntəli//
 
adverb scantily dressed models
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