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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scanty \Scant"y\, a. [Compar. Scantier; superl. Scantiest.] [From Scant, a.] 1. Lacking amplitude or extent; narrow; small; not abundant. [1913 Webster] His dominions were very narrow and scanty. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Now scantier limits the proud arch confine. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Somewhat less than is needed; insufficient; scant; as, a scanty supply of words; a scanty supply of bread. [1913 Webster] 3. Sparing; niggardly; parsimonious. [1913 Webster] In illustrating a point of difficulty, be not too scanty of words. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] Syn: Scant; narrow; small; poor; deficient; meager; scarce; chary; sparing; parsimonious; penurious; niggardly; grudging. [1913 Webster]