Part of speech: adjective

Having no money; habitually poor.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "impecunious":

  1. The imbecility of your traditions can be quite finally exhibited to anybody with mere ordinary knowledge of the world, the same kind of knowledge which teaches us not to sit in draughts or not to encourage friendliness in impecunious people. - "The Ball and The Cross", G.K. Chesterton.
  2. It's a grand thing for a paper to be as impecunious as the Croppy. - "Hyacinth 1906", George A. Birmingham.
  3. Two men with a similarity of tastes cannot chum together in a little tent here and there in the mountains without becoming confidential, hence it was that before long George Harrington pretty well knew his companion's impecunious history- that is, as much as he chose to tell, and on the other hand, not only had Portway, apparently without pumping, learned Harrington's position, but had received an invitation to accompany him to England. - "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.