1. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; meager; not enough.
2. Skimpy; parsimonious.
Dialect; scarcely, hardly
1. To provide an incomplete supply of
2. To make small, narrow, or meager
3. To give scant attention to; slight
4. To provide with a meager or inadequate portion or supply; stint
5. To limit in quality or quantity; SYN. skimp.