The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

3 definitions found
 for impecunious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impecunious \Im"pe*cu"ni*ous\, a. [L. im- not + pecunia money:
     cf. F. imp['e]cunieux.]
     Not having money; habitually without money; poor.
     [1913 Webster]
           An impecunious creature.                 --B. Jonson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not having enough money to pay for necessities [syn:
             hard up, impecunious, in straitened
             circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinched]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "impecunious":
     badly off, destitute, distressed, down to bedrock, embarrassed,
     feeling the pinch, hard up, ill off, in Queer Street,
     in narrow circumstances, in reduced circumstances,
     in straitened circumstances, land-poor, narrow, on the edge,
     out of pocket, pinched, poor, poorly off, poverty-stricken,
     reduced, short, short of cash, short of funds, short of money,
     squeezed, straitened, strapped, unmoneyed, unprosperous

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229