"scarce" Definition

  1. superl. Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.
  2. superl. Scantily supplied (with); deficient (in); -- with of.
  3. superl. Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; stingy.
  4. adv. Alt. of Scarcely

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Position in dictionary: 87126 of 111710 words.
Word Type: superl., superl., superl., adv.,
Words that start with "scarce": 4
Words that end with "scarce": 1
Words that contain "scarce": 4
Next words in dictionary: scarcely, scarcement, scarceness, scarcity, scard
Previous words in dictionary: scaramouch, scaraboid, scarabee, scarabaeus, scarab

English Dictionary Definition of scarce

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