English adjective: paltry
|1.||paltry not worth considering|
|Samples||He considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost.|
A trifling matter.
|2.||paltry contemptibly small in amount|
|Samples||A measly tip.|
The company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief.
A paltry wage.
Almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans.
|Similar||meager, meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy|