|part of speech:
||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.
- insignificant, measly, negligible, pitiful, trifling, vile
- considerable, large, significant, tidy
- similar words:
- little, low, meager, mean, niggardly, pathetic, petty, piddling, puny, scanty, slight, small, stingy, trivial, wretched
||flimsy, frugal, little, low, meager, mean, mere, minor, pathetic, petty, poor, puny, scanty, slight, slim, small, stingy, trivial, worthless
||paltrily (adv.), paltriness (n.)