- adj.不足的; 缺乏的; 将近的; 吝啬的;
- 比较级: scanter;
- 最高级: scantest;
I paid scant attention to what she was saying.
There is scant evidence of strong economic growth to come.
In fact, Richard Savage had known Edward Bellamy a scant five hours.
She began to berate the police for paying scant attention to the theft from her car.
This hole was a scant .23 inches in diameter.
He paid scant attention to what was said.
Many mothers pay scant attention to their own needs when their children are small.
You have a scant hour in which to pack.
Don't scant the butter when you make a cake.
He received scant compassion or even understanding.
The general had to scant his men's rations.
Use a scant cup of flour.
He paid scant attention to my warnings.
The expeditions were often out of meat, and scant of clothes.
At the time market players paid scant attention to it.
Scant attention was paid to modern Indian art until the end of the 1990 s.
Europe had scant resources in precious metals and the economy itself needed and silver.
The atrophic glands have scant cytoplasm and hyperchromatic nuclei with occasional punctate nucleoli.
But there would be scant need to worry about a broad slip in productivity.
UNTIL the financial crisis hit, America's mounting imbalances drew scant attention from presidents.
In fact, that is a scant two hours'little quiz.
There is scant sign that the depreciation has aggravated price pressures.
The rest of the drive is a scant 2.9 mm.
Optimists note that the housing slowdown has so far had scant impact on consumer spending.
Specific commitments were scant because the Bush administration remains skeptical of climate change.
That scheme bears scant resemblance to the liberal democracy under which he was elected.
My test is on Scant Ron, so I bought a ＃2 pencil.
Congress's final tax and spending decisions often bear scant resemblance to the White House's requests.
1. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
2. limit in quality or quantity
3. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities;
"sting with the allowance"
1. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so;
"a light pound"
"a scant cup of sugar"
"regularly gives short weight"