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Definition of Meager

Meager
Meager Mea"ger, Meagre Mea"gre, v. t. To make lean. [Obs.]
Meager
Meager Mea"ger, Meagre Mea"gre, a. [OE. merge, F. maigre, L. macer; akin to D. & G. mager, Icel. magr, and prob. to Gr. ? long. Cf. Emaciate, Maigre.] 1. Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean. Meager were his looks; Sharp misery had worn him to the bones. --Shak. 2. Destitute of richness, fertility, strength, or the like; defective in quantity, or poor in quality; poor; barren; scanty in ideas; wanting strength of diction or affluence of imagery. ``Meager soil.' --Dryden. Of secular habits and meager religious belief. --I. Taylor. His education had been but meager. --Motley. 3. (Min.) Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk. Syn: Thin; lean; lank; gaunt; starved; hungry; poor; emaciated; scanty; barren.

Meaning of Meager from wikipedia

- Meager or Meagre may refer to: Meagre set (also meager set) in mathematics Mount Meager (British Columbia) in British Columbia, Canada Mount Meager m****if...
- Jill Meager is an English actor, artist and portrait painter. Meager studied modern languages at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. She worked for several years...
- The Mount Meager m****if is a group of volcanic peaks in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Part of the...
- Mount Meager may refer to: Mount Meager m****if, a group of mountains in British Columbia, Canada Mount Meager (British Columbia), a mountain of the above...
- north to Vancouver Barracks in the Oregon Territory. To supplement his meager salary, Grant tried several business ventures. They failed, confirming his...
- immediate area lost 201 aircraft between 23 and 31 August, and despite meager reinforcements of some 100 aircraft in August, it was left with just 192...
- having many earthquakes and potentially active volcanoes, notably Mount Meager m****if, Mount Garibaldi, Mount Cayley m****if, and the Mount Edziza volcanic...
- dog, with few demands, and a dog that was able to adapt to a harsh and meager existence. The Dutch Shepherd was discovered as a naturally occurring shepherd's...
- general topology and descriptive set theory, a meagre set (also called a meager set or a set of first category) is a set that, considered as a subset of...
- Palma, faced an armed revolt by independence war veterans who defeated the meager government forces. The U.S. intervened by occupying Cuba and named Charles...
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