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measly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmeaslymeas‧ly /ˈmiːzli/ adjective informal 🔊 🔊 LITTLE/NOT MUCHvery small and disappointing in size, quantity, or value – used to show disapproval 🔊 All I got was a measly £5.
Examples from the Corpus
measlyCover is a measly $ 3.And a measly 44. 6 percent said the city was doing a good job of attracting and keeping jobs and business.I have my scruples, measly as they may be.This time, the Jaguars managed one measly field goal and nothing else.It rose back to average-a measly fourteen inches-in 1921 and went slightly over that in 1922.That measly little paycheck barely covered the rent.You just worry about your own measly little relationships.
From Longman Business Dictionarymeaslymeas‧ly /ˈmiːzli/ adjective informal disapproving very small in amountRevenue rose a measly 1.8% in the last quarter.Some investments give a very measly yield.
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