|part of speech:
||thinly scattered; not thick or dense; scanty.
His hair is getting sparse now.The area has a sparse population of predators.The event drew only a sparse crowd.
- skimpy, thin
- abundant, opulent, thick
- similar words:
- diffuse, few and far between, infrequent, intermittent, lean, meager, scanty, spare
||diffuse, lean, little, meager, scanty, short, thin, tight
||sparsely (adv.), sparseness (n.), sparsity (n.)