"scanty" in the noun sense
1. pantie, panty, scanty, step-in
short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
"scanty" in the adjective sense
1. bare, scanty, spare
lacking in magnitude or quantity
"a bare livelihood"
"a scanty harvest"
"a spare diet"
2. skimpy, scanty
of clothing) revealing the body
"her dress was scanty and revealing"
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