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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sparingly mean? 

SPARINGLY (adverb)
  The adverb SPARINGLY has 1 sense:

1. to a meager degree or in a meager manner

  Familiarity information: SPARINGLY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SPARINGLY (adverb)

Sense 1sparingly [BACK TO TOP]


To a meager degree or in a meager manner


meagerly; meagrely; sparingly; slenderly

Context examples:

these voices are meagerly represented at the conference / the area is slenderly endowed with natural resources


sparing (avoiding waste)

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