1. (superl.) Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.

2. (superl.) Scantily supplied (with); deficient (in); -- with of.

3. (superl.) Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; stingy.

4. (adv.) Alt. of Scarcely

almost unheard-of at a premium barely cheeseparing chinchy chintzy curtailed deficient exiguous failing few hardly in short supply inadequate infrequent insufficient lacking meager miserly occasional out of print out of season out of stock piddling poor rare scant scanty scarcely scattered scrimping scrimpy seldom seldom met with seldom seen shortened shy skimping skimpy slim slow sparse sporadic spotty sprinkled stingy thin tight truncated uncommon unfrequent unique unusual wanting


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