What does the word penurious mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Penuriousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Penuriously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Parsimonious; miserly.

Usage examples for penurious

  1. It has been stated already that the father of Otto Relstaub was penurious, miserly, and cruel. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis