Synonyms for (adjective) paltry

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: scrimpy, meager, meagerly, meagre, stingy

Definition: deficient in amount or quality or extent

Usage: meager resources; meager fare


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: worthless

Definition: lacking in usefulness or value

Usage: a worthless idler