Definition of scantly in US English:



  • See scant

    • ‘Many are not aware that this song was scantly known during the lifetime of Bankim himself.’
    • ‘They have wonderful calamari, pale as dawn light, scantly breaded, quickly fried, and just as buoyant as a breeze.’
    • ‘The babies, unfortunately, remain scantly seen as in the first film.’
    • ‘They put pictures of scantly clad women on their covers.’
    • ‘The effect of ethanol on the feeding behaviour of animals is scantly documented and the understanding of the factors influencing alcohol ingestion is limited.’