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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Contemptibly small in amount.

Usage examples (29)
  • A measly tip
  • You have to care, otherwise you wouldn't work so hard to save one "measly" animal.
  • I am enjoying the WSJ and all of the other hacks/pundits yammering about his 'measly' 30mil looking like complete idiots.
  • If you ask me, she deserved more than a "measly" Oscar nod. for more
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