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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pal·try /ˈpɔltri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 pal·try a. [Compar. Paltrier superl. Paltriest.]  Mean; vile; worthless; despicable; contemptible; pitiful; trifling; as, a paltry excuse; paltry gold.
    The paltry prize is hardly worth the cost.   --Byron.
 Syn: -- See Contemptible.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]