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Definition of measly



  • unimpressive; small in number.

    Citation from "Jeu Monegasque", Archer (TV), Season 2 Episode 11 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.


    Citation from "El Secuestro", Archer (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 14 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 11 2011.

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