Penurious

Definition of Penurious

Pe`nu´ri`ous
a.1.Excessively sparing in the use of money; sordid; stingy; miserly.
2.Not bountiful or liberal; scanty.
Here creeps along a poor, penurious stream.
- C. Pitt.
3.Destitute of money; suffering extreme want.

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bankrupt, beggared, beggarly, begrudging, cheap, chintzy, destitute, dirt, flat broke, grudging, hard up, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, mean, mingy, near, necessitous, needy, niggard, niggardly, penniless, penny-pinching, pinchpenny, poor, poverty-stricken, shabby, sordid, thrifty, tight, tight-fisted, tightfisted, ungenerous
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