adjective. ['ˈpɛniːləs'] not having enough money to pay for necessities.
- hard up
- in straitened circumstances
- -less (English)
- -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- penny (English)
- penning (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Penniless
Example sentences of the word penniless
1. Noun, singular or mass
Unproven start-up companies can go bankrupt and leave you penniless.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
We’ve found world-class accommodations for your pet that will leave you blissfully penniless!