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1.
A small amount of money, preceded buy the actual amount.
Let's go out. Do you have enough for the club?

No, I've got 10 measly.
by chorme7 January 26, 2013
 
2.
contemptibly small, meager, or slight
They paid me a measly fifteen dollars for a day's work.
by melher27 February 07, 2011