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have-not

[ hav-not, -not ]SEE DEFINITION OF have-not

Synonyms for have-not

  • bankrupt
  • beggar
  • bum
  • dependent
  • down-and-out
  • insolvent
  • lazarus
  • mendicant
  • supplicant
  • almsperson
  • destitute
  • down-and-outer
  • homeless person
  • in the gutter
  • indigent
  • poor person
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HAVE-NOT

Africa is and has been throughout history a have-not continent.

He was so frightfully tired of life and its struggles; tired of being a Have-Not.

And all the attendant causes for race wars, nationalist wars, and have-not wars would crop up.

On top of that handicap was another; the have-not nations were so far behind economically that they couldn't get going.

WORD ORIGIN

"poor person," 1742, from have + not. Have in the sense of "one who 'has,' one of the wealthier class of persons" is from the same source. Earliest in translation of "Don Quixote:

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HAVE-NOT

down-and-outer

nounpoor person
  • beggar
  • bum
  • derelict
  • down-and-out
  • have-not
  • indigent
  • pauper
  • tramp
  • vagabond
  • vagrant

downtrodden

adjectiveafflicted, abused

oppressed

adjectivedowntrodden
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