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Overview of adj penurious

The adj penurious has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances, penniless, penurious, pinched

(not having enough money to pay for necessities)

2. parsimonious, penurious

(excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner

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