Etymology

1. scantily

adverb. ['ˈskæntəli'] in a sparse or scanty way.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • scanty (English)
  • -y (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Scantily

  • abnormally
  • abysmally
  • accidentally
  • accidentally
  • actually
  • actually
  • additionally
  • additionally
  • agriculturally
  • agriculturally
  • anecdotally
  • anecdotally
  • angrily
  • annually
  • arbitrarily
  • architecturally
  • architecturally
  • artfully
  • artificially
  • awfully

Example sentences of the word scantily


1. Adjective
If you are thinking of trying hot, be prepared to be surrounded by the scantily clad.

2. Adverb
Gladiators are generally scantily clad, so the person wearing the costume must be relatively comfortable with his body.

Quotes containing the word scantily


1. It seems that the young woman made some indelicate suggestion of a threesome...When I got there, Miss Nash was standing by the hot tub in a small bikini, pointing the business end of a SIG-Sauer P-226 at her fella and concerned members of the hotel staff, while dunking the scantily clad female's head under the water and asking, "Who's diving for clams now, bitch?
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bleeds

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