scantily

[ US /ˈskæntəɫi/ ]
[ UK /skˈɑːntɪli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. in a skimpy manner
    a skimpily dressed woman
    scantily clad
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How To Use scantily In A Sentence

  • Scantily clad go-go girls give the crowd something to look at.
  • Its rise to popularity has been attributed to a marketing strategy that included the use of scantily clad spokesmodels.
  • The glass shard of a building makes the dingy three-and five-story buildings next door seem dingier, and the seamy building boasting adult videos and scantily-clad mannequins even seamier. A Sliver Shines Above Midtown
  • She said "scantily-clothed" women in the clips were "gyrating" around men, and giving AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories
  • In the second act, Colker's sleek, scantily-clad dancers writhe seductively in and out of a clear plastic tank.
  • 'I wouldn't have given it him, but it is _rude_ -- it is _bad manners_, not even to ask!' the supposed victress was saying to herself, with quivering lips, her eyes following not the Trinity freshman, who was their latest captive, but an older man's well-knit figure, and a head on which the fair hair was already growing scantily, receding a little from the fine intellectual brows. Robert Elsmere
  • He prances through the casinos with scantily clad showgirls draped on each arm (although he is happily married).
  • One of his wooden-made yankee clocks is here – its case displaying "a most elegant picture" of Cupid, in frilled trowsers and morocco boots, the American prototype of the little god not being allowed to appear so scantily clad as he is generally represented. Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America
  • It shows a scantily clad woman talking on the phone. Times, Sunday Times
  • She does not dress scantily when exercising, even though she has an attractive figure.
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