Translation of paltry in Spanish:

paltry

mísero, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpɔltri/ /ˈpɔːltri/ /ˈpɒltri/

adjective paltrier, paltriest

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    (sum/amount) mísero
    (sum/amount) mezquino
    (excuse) malo
    for a paltry $5 por unos míseros cinco dólares
    • He described the 12.7m that will go towards education programmes as a paltry amount.
    • When someone offered him a paltry amount to take the business off his hands, however, Hughes realised he was not about to give up that easily.
    • It still represents a paltry amount to live on, but is nevertheless something which should have been done a long time ago.
    • But it's still going to be paltry amounts whichever way you slice it.
    • They want to take the music channels to the court for paying paltry amounts for playing their music.
    • The council says the reason it has had to make cuts is because it has received a paltry amount of grant from the Government.
    • The first period totalled up a paltry amount of three genuine opportunities.
    • Not only is the monetary compensation being offered by the government a paltry amount, but inflation will erode its value over time.
    • The loss of such a paltry amount on its own wouldn't have much impact on the oil market, experts say.
    • Though the battle of wills between the two of them is the focus of the film, it generates a paltry amount of drama.
    • This paltry amount isn't even enough to heat a cup of coffee, let alone travel to another planet.
    • But the question to pose is, how far can one go using his or her own paltry resources in these hard economic times?
    • This paltry bit extra will soon be used up once the council tax bill arrives.
    • Until two years ago, we had resources so paltry that it amounted to criminal negligence.
    • Last year trade between China and Russia amounted to a paltry $5.7 billion.
    • There is some insurance available, although the amount of coverage is paltry.
    • The paltry sum of Raith's first-half efforts amounted to one shot off target and a corner kick.
    • Over the past few years sales have rocketed, as people look for a safe home for their investments in the face of turbulent stock markets and paltry interest rates.
    • The only concessions remained limited to some paltry oversight additions.
    • Players should not have to sell their marketing rights for paltry sums.
    • He was our coachman, and my father once had him arrested, on account of some paltry offence, for twenty-four hours.
    • What would I need with your paltry glory?