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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not having enough money to pay for necessities.

Usage examples (35)
  • It was natural, therefore, that he should have objected to your father's engagement to what he called a penniless governess.
  • #20 - I agree that making single mothers homeless and penniless is not the answer.
  • Like Donna Elisa, every one in penniless Diamante had decorated along the whole street.
  • He was what the world calls penniless, having an income from his father just sufficient to keep him like a gentleman. for more
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