"scant" in the verb sense
1. skimp, scant
work hastily or carelessly deal with inadequately and superficially
2. scant, skimp
limit in quality or quantity
3. stint, skimp, scant
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
"stint with the allowance"
"scant" in the adjective sense
1. light, scant, short
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
"a light pound"
"a scant cup of sugar"
"regularly gives short weight"
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