Adjective "Measly" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Measly


    Definition:

    1. Informal. contemptibly small, meager, or slight: They paid me a measly fifteen dollars for a day's work. wretchedly bad or unsatisfactory: a measly performance.

    2. infected with measles, as an animal or its flesh.

    3. pertaining to or resembling measles.

    Examples:

    "turnovers can be measly at pesos."

    "sums can be measly."

    "increases can be measly."

    "amounts can be measly."

    "yuans can be measly."

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