paltry definition

  • adjective:
    • with a lack of value or well worth. See Synonyms at insignificant.
    • Wretched or contemptible.
    • trashy, trivial, of little value
    • meager; pointless; pitiful; trifling
    • suggest; vile; worthless; despicable; contemptible; pitiful; trifling
    • not worth considering
    • contemptibly tiny in amount
  • others:
    • suggest; useless; despicable: since, a paltry trifle; usually in a mitigated good sense, of little worth of consequence.
    • Synonyms Despicable, Pitiful, etc. (see contemptible), insignificant, petty, unhappy, wretched, trifling, trivial.
  • noun:
    • A wretched, useless trifle.

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