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mea•sly



Pronunciation: (mē'zlē), [key]
adj., -sli•er, -sli•est.
1. Informal.
a. contemptibly small, meager, or slight: They paid me a measly fifteen dollars for a day's work.
b. wretchedly bad or unsatisfactory: a measly performance.
2. infected with measles, as an animal or its flesh.
3. pertaining to or resembling measles.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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