Mammoth Memory

Meagre – Small in quantity


(Pronounced mee-ger - hard 'g' as in 'gun' )

To remember the definition of the word meagre, use the following mnemonic:

Me, I go grrr (meagre) when I get such small quantities.

Me, I go grrr (meagre) when i get such small quantities.


Examples of meagre in a sentence

I cannot think of anyone who will take on the huge project for such a meagre wage.

Although I love my job, I might have to quit because the meagre salary does not allow me to pay my bills. 

Until the snowstorm is over, we must be careful with our meagre food supplies.

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