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.
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.