1.Definition: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
"A mean person"
2.Definition: (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
3.Definition: approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
"The mean annual rainfall"
4.Definition: characterized by malice
"In a mean mood"
"Famous for a mean backhand"
6.Definition: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
"Taking a mean advantage", "Chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort", "Something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"
7.Definition: marked by poverty befitting a beggar
"A mean hut"
8.Definition: of no value or worth