from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking money; penniless. See Synonyms at poor.
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- adj. Lacking money.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not having money; habitually without money; poor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no money; poor; penniless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having enough money to pay for necessities
in-1 + pecunious, rich (from Middle English, from Old French pecunios, from Latin pecūniōsus, from pecūnia, money, wealth; see peku- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
First attested in 1596. From im- + pecunious, from Latin pecūniōsus, from pecūnia ("money") + -ōsus ("full of"). (Wiktionary)