Synonyms of scant


1. skimp, scant, work

usage: work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially

2. scant, skimp, restrict

usage: limit in quality or quantity

3. stint, skimp, scant, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"


1. light, scant(predicate), short, insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient

usage: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"

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Definition and meaning of scant (Dictionary)