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Definition of Meagre


  1. Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.
  2. Destitute of richness, fertility, strength, or the like; defective in quantity, or poor in quality; poor; barren; scanty in ideas; wanting strength of diction or affluence of imagery.
  3. Dry and harsh to the touch, as chalk.
  4. To make lean.
  5. A large European sciaenoid fish (Sciaena umbra or S. aquila), having white bloodless flesh. It is valued as a food fish.

Meagre Translations

meagre in Swedish is torftig, mager