Definitions for paltry

Definitions for (adj) paltry

Main entry: paltry, miserable, measly

Definition: contemptibly small in amount

Usage: a measly tip; the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief; a paltry wage; almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans

Main entry: negligible, paltry, trifling

Definition: not worth considering

Usage: he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost; piffling efforts; a trifling matter

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