paltry

Definition of paltry

pal´try   Pronunciation: pạl´trŷ
a.1.Mean; vile; worthless; despicable; contemptible; pitiful; trifling; as, a paltry excuse; paltry gold.
The paltry prize is hardly worth the cost.
- Byron.

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