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scanty

(skăn′tē) [ME. from O. Norse, skamt, short]
Not abundant; insufficient, as a secretion.
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THE inaugural Sunshine Millions, run for California and Florida-breds at Magna Entertainment tracks Santa Anita and Gulfstream Park last weekend, made use of cheerleaders, scantily clad models and the like to attract the younger male set to the goings-on.
Lately, television commercials in Europe and the United States have shown scantily clad women sporting the latest accessory--a contraceptive patch.
I find the signs on the Gardner expressway implore me to enjoin my manhood with beer drinking, car buying and ogling scantily clad women, and generally live, eat and be merry.
The vision of the 8-team, 10-game XFL is one with fireworks and pounding anthems to introduce the teams, screaming fans in cheap seats, players talking trash, and scantily clad cheerleaders encouraged to date players for the sake of real off-field storylines.
Software shops cater to violence, competition, bloody adventure, and, when there are women heroes, they are scantily clad and buxom.
syndication in the mid-1980s with slapstick humor that usually featured scantily clad young women -- is coming back in reruns after a hiatus of about a decade in most domestic markets.
I had visions of rows and rows of dancing Aboriginals, probably scantily clad, kicking their feet in rhythm as they danced to the beat of the traditional orchestra.
A Minnesota judge has ruled that he Stroh Brewery Co.'s "Swedish Bikini Team" ads, which featured a group of scantily clad women serving Old Milwaukee beer, can't be used as evidence in a sexual harassment suit against the brewery, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
The ongoing coverage of gays in the military has contained this same sense of invasion and contamination, of some imagined core of "real Americans" corrupted by these deviant "others." In its report on Clinton's "don't ask, don't tell" compromise, CBS used sensationalistic and completely irrelevant images of scantily clad gay men on the beach holding hands to illustrate the story, thereby fore-grounding their sexuality as their most dominant and, of course, dangerous feature.
Music videos normally are associated with MTV-like productions featuring psychedelic light shows and scantily clad dancers backing up this week's hot singer.