impecunious

[ im-pi-kyoo-nee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF impecunious
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All this riot of wealth would no doubt impress the impecunious Charles.

But we never did it—because, I think, although we were plucky, we were impecunious!

I'd not load one of them with a wild, impecunious Irishman like myself.

With him we have not anything to do, except to say that of all men he was the most impecunious.

They seemed an impecunious assemblage, gathered for mere sport.

We know whence they come, for they are often impecunious gentlemen, but where do they go?

If you were one of the impecunious, there'd be a chance for you to-morrow.

He had married her when they were both young and impecunious.

She was generous to impecunious celebrities of whom she had been told to expect success.

Mr. Wingfield had formerly been an impecunious cowboy gambler.

WORD ORIGIN

"lacking in money," 1590s, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Latin pecuniosus "rich," from pecunia "money, property" (see pecuniary). Related: Impecuniously; impecuniosity.

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