ME'AGER, a. [L. macer; Gr. small; allied to Eng. meek.]1. Thin; lean; destitute of flesh or having little flesh; applied to animals. Meager were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones.2. Poor; barren; destitute of richness, fertility, or any thing valuable; as a meager soil; meager limestone.3. Barren; poor; wanting strength of diction, or richness of ideas or imagery; as a meager style or composition; meager annals.
ME'AGER, v.t. To make lean. [Not used.]