scant

All Adjective Noun
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  • Other than a few scant lines, all of his work has been lost.
  • Eventually, he went into business on his own, but met with scant success.
  • But many stay only for a scant few weeks before leaving again.
  • His attention for the news he read was less than scant. Cited from The Forfeit, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • For nearly fifty years there are but scant records of work done to the building. Cited from Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter, by Percy Addleshaw
  • Knowledge of the game has been scant elsewhere up until the 20th century.
  • His education was very scant because of the death of his father while Robert was still a boy.
  • At last the little machine was directly beneath them, and a scant hundred yards away. Cited from The Black Star Passes, by John W Campbell
  • There is scant record of the ship's movements under any of her later names.
  • There is scant public information about the operations in which they participated during that conflict.
  • Scant attention has been paid thus far to this book.
  • With scant or no relief from the government, thousands of people passed days without food and water.
  • The scant opposition there had few issues with which to take him to task.
  • Performances were apparently open to all citizens, including women, but evidence is scant.
  • Pierre and the three women live there together as best they can, while their scant money runs out.
  • Major was ordered to retreat, but refused and found scant cover for his men.
  • There is scant information as to his four years at college.
  • These were refused because there was scant evidence of her existence.
  • Two at once -- and the hotel but a scant block and a half away! Cited from A Son of the City, by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • So far the winter had been mild with scant to no snow cover.
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Meaning of scant

  • verb Limit in quality or quantity