indigent[ in-di-juhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF indigent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDIGENT
Fancy a school for novelists, with night classes for indigent poets!
The windows without curtains had an indigent, sleepless look.
Whoever has need of another is indigent, and assumes a posture.
At one period he realised about £10,000, but he was latterly unfortunate and indigent.
He summed up in a disparaging glance the background of indigent furniture.
It is the haunt of the dissolute and the indigent; not only of the normal brute, but also of the satyr.
Can he extort one noble thought from his weak and indigent brain?
And a pretty lot of ill-bred, miserable ignoramuses they were—the indigent!
He was so indigent, that he subsisted only on an allowance from the parish.
Adjoining the Infirmary is an Asylum for the reception of indigent Lunatics.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INDIGENT
- bad off
- behind eight ball
- dirt poor
- flat broke
- hard up
- in need
- in want
- on one's uppers
- stone broke
- truly needy