Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Entirely without money.
  • adjective Very poor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without a penny; moneyless; poor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Destitute of money; impecunious; poor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not having a penny; utterly impoverished; extremely poor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not having enough money to pay for necessities

Etymologies

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penny +‎ -less

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