Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

"A mean person"

Related Adjective(s):mingy, miserly, tight

2.Definition: (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt

Related Adjective(s):beggarly

3.Definition: approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

"The mean annual rainfall"

Related Adjective(s):average

4.Definition: characterized by malice

"In a mean mood"

Related Adjective(s):hateful

5.Definition: excellent

"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"

Related Adjective(s):base, meanspirited

7.Definition: marked by poverty befitting a beggar

"A mean hut"

Related Adjective(s):beggarly

8.Definition: of no value or worth

Related Adjective(s):bastardly

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