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1. penniless

adjective. ['ˈpɛniːləs'] not having enough money to pay for necessities.

Synonyms

  • hard up
  • in straitened circumstances
  • poor
  • penurious
  • impecunious

Antonyms

  • fat
  • low
  • unconstricted
  • privileged

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • penny (English)
  • penning (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Penniless

  • accomplice
  • aeschelus
  • ageless
  • aimless
  • airless
  • alice
  • anschluss
  • argyropoulos
  • bacillus
  • backless
  • baseless
  • blameless
  • bloodless
  • bolus
  • boneless
  • borealis
  • bottomless
  • boundless
  • bowlus
  • breathless

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!

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