Since October 201, average hourly earnings are up a meager 1.6 percent.
Never mind Hernandez's meager 34 percent plurality in the fiercely battled contest.
They are suspected of financially exploiting their captives for the meager $674 per month they received in government benefits.
meager as it was, that 2-cent mechanical rate of 1914 proportionally dwarfs the 9.1 cents per physical copy paid today.
Spending power is limited due to meager wages and inflation.
From this meager thing her great need could in a way create the feeling that she was going to meet Howie.
With his meager strength he assisted, and the two managed to lower the body gently.
Narrow and meager social life means limitation of the scope of activities in which its members may engage.
Yet, his comment, meager as it was, stood wholly in Mary's favor.
The transitory amazement of a few relatives was a meager consolation for the doubts and agonies of nine slow months.
late 14c. (late 12c. as a surname), "lean, thin, emaciated" (of persons or animals), from Old French megre, maigre "thin" (12c.), from Latin macrum (nominative macer) "lean, thin" (source of Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian magro), from PIE *makro- (see macro-). Of material things (land, food, etc.) from early 15c. Cognate Germanic words (Old Norse magr "thin," Old High German magar, German mager, Middle Dutch magher, Dutch mager, Old English mæger) come directly from the PIE root via Proto-Germanic *magras and are not from Latin.