from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not moneyed; poor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of money; not rich.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not having money; not possessed of wealth: as, the unmoneyed classes. Also unmonied.


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  • I am very well aware (having had the benefit of a year's experience of your character and temperament) that you have very little respect for unmoneyed people and are contemptuous of their ability to interfere with the moneyed.

    The Herapath Property

  • Had he been simply an enthusiast, that fatal false logic that _will_ track enthusiasm -- however it be guided -- would have betrayed him: but the man was not an enthusiast -- he was a great actor; and while to capitalists and speculators he appealed by all the seductive inducements of profits, premiums, and preference shares, to the outer and unmoneyed world he made his approaches by a beautiful and touching philanthropy.

    Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men And Women And Other Things In General

  • He almost invariably writes about the unmoneyed, the unfashionable, the desperate and the disturbed, and sets his plays in low-rent or squalid climes.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Money, Kellogg believed, should be spent on improving the lot of the unmoneyed. Main RSS Feed


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