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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Paltrier (0.00822 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Paltrier.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: paltrier paltry adj 1: not worth considering; “he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost”; “piffling efforts”; “a trifling matter” [syn: negligible, trifling] 2: contemptibly small in amount; “a measly tip”; “the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief”; “a paltry wage”; “almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans” [syn: measly, miserable] [also: paltriest, paltrier] paltrier See paltry
English → English (gcide) Definition: Paltrier paltry \pal"try\ (p[add]l"tr[y^]), a. [Compar. Paltrier (p[add]l"tr[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Paltriest.] [Cf. Prov. E. paltry refuse, rubbish, LG. palterig ragged, palte, palter, a rag, a tatter, Dan. pialt, Sw. palta, pl. paltor.] Mean; vile; worthless; despicable; contemptible; pitiful; trifling; as, a paltry excuse; paltry gold. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] The paltry prize is hardly worth the cost. --Byron. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Contemptible. [1913 Webster]


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