exiguous exiguous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extremely scanty

Usage(s):

  • Lopez has only an exiguous notion of what real gay life is like, but such misapprehensions are not uncommon among young people with same-sex attractions.

Quotes

  1. Similarly, in 1945 Evelyn Waugh recalled in his diaries how grim the Tory election-night parties became: "Watered vodka, exiguous champagne, rude servants and a facetious loudspeaker."
    on Apr 6, 2010 By: Evelyn Waugh Source: The Guardian

  2. Christopher Martin-Jenkins said in the Times that Lara was having to tackle "an exigent problem with exiguous resources".
    on Aug 6, 2004 By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins Source: guardian.co.uk

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