scarce

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1 scarce /ˈskeɚs/ adjective
scarcer; scarcest
1 scarce
/ˈskeɚs/
adjective
scarcer; scarcest
Learner's definition of SCARCE
[also more scarce; most scarce]
: very small in amount or number : not plentiful

make yourself scarce

informal
: to leave so that you will not be seen in a certain place

— scarceness

noun [noncount]
2 scarce /ˈskeɚs/ adverb
2 scarce
/ˈskeɚs/
adverb
Learner's definition of SCARCE
literary
: almost not at all : scarcely or hardly
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