Definition: a tiny amount
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): bare, paltry
Antonym(s): plentiful, adequate
1. Please go by the pet store because we only have a scant amount of dog food.
2. Since I only paid scant attention in class, I didn’t take the best of notes.
3. Because there is a scant supply of fuel in the country, all purchases are limited to ten gallons or less.