Hindi translation of 'meagre'
meagre[Am meager] /ˈmiːɡə ˈमीगअ/
Something that is meagre is very small in amount.अत्यल्प
...a meagre 3.1% pay rise. Their food supply is meagre.
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Example Sentences Including 'meagre'
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More energetic sports could prove hazardous for prisoners on meagre rations.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Otherwise, the only flaw is the lack of illustrations: ten seems a little meagre in a book such as this.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
Our resources were too meagre, the demand too great.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
He pays a meagre amount of board though he earns a good salary.The Sun (2010)
Riders fought for the meagre rations inside the small café.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The hours are long, the pay meagre.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The present display provides meagre rations of all three.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The worst affected households will lose 5,300 next year alone, from an income that is already meagre.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Across the allied position small parties of men began to make fires on which to cook their meagre ration.Man of Honour (2007)
Six goals is a meagre return from 40 caps.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Old age came to our grandfathers quite suddenly at the end of active working lives on meagre rations.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Would I have reached university if my parents had needed to divide their meagre resources?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Profits of 177 million are a meagre return on its sales and the slowing economy will hit it hard.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The farmers, to the fury of conservationists, say that sea eagles have been targeting their lambs and destroying their already meagre income.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This was underlined by the meagre recovery in returns on capital in manufacturing.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It is a meagre return when set against what it loses.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He remained there for the remaining 23 years of his life, refusing to handle money and surviving on the most meagre diet.COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)
They were a considerable drain on my meagre resources.FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)
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British English: meagre ADJECTIVE
If you describe an amount or quantity of something as meagre, you are critical of it because it is very small or not enough.
The bank's staff were already angered by a meagre 3.1% pay rise.
Translation of meagre from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary