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paltry

pal·try

paltry

 
 
pronunciation:
pawl tri
part of speech: adjective
inflections: paltrier, paltriest
definition: small, trifling, or worthless.
She offered the boy a paltry sum to mow her tremendous law.They made him such a paltry offer that he turned it down immediately.I wouldn't worry about a paltry matter like that.
synonyms:
insignificant, measly, negligible, pitiful, trifling, vile
antonyms:
considerable, large, significant, tidy
similar words:
little, low, meager, mean, niggardly, pathetic, petty, piddling, puny, scanty, slight, small, stingy, trivial, wretched
derivations: paltrily (adv.), paltriness (n.)