Adjective(1) contemptibly small in amount
(1) She hated the long hours, the measly wages, the heat of the kitchen, and most of all, she hated that she never saw Noah.(2) All fans get is a measly theatrical trailer for the film.(3) Alas, it was not to be, so we're stuck with a measly 20GB hard drive.(4) She worked in a bar for minimum wage and practically lived off of the measly tips she made.(5) The highest rating that movie got was three measly stars.(6) Did I say a few measly hours ago that I was homesick?(7) In just over a decade, sales of Chilean wine have increased from a measly 14,000 cases a year in 1990 to 820,000 cases a year last year.(8) Why can't you sell us just one measly bag of your rice?(9) As investors tire of measly 2% returns, they could dip more earnestly into stocks.(10) It has a lot of ground to cover in twenty-six measly episodes.(11) All that work to find out that I owe less than - wait for it - a measly Ôö¼├║7!(12) She had only one bathroom break, and three measly meals (usually gruel) were sent to her daily.(13) Rune looked at her measly amount of writing and felt ashamed.(14) One measly crumb of comfort is that the rate of decline has slowed.(15) How could losing a measly five hours of sleep possibly make me this tired for the rest of the week?(16) As the microwave chimed its monotone signal, Kelvin took out his measly breakfast and began reading papers as he consumed it.
1. paltry ::
2. contemptible ::
3. miserable ::
1. big ::
2. consequential ::
3. considerable ::
4. important ::
5. material ::
6. significant ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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I will play the word "at"
for two MEASLY points...
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 6
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