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Meaning of IMPECUNIOUS

Pronunciation:  `impi'kyooneeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not having enough money to pay for necessities
 

IMPECUNIOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: hard up, in straitened circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinched, poor
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im"pe*cu"ni*ous\, a. [L. im- not + pecunia money:
cf. F. imp['e]cunieux.]
Not having money; habitually without money; poor.

      An impecunious creature.                 --B. Jonson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: badly off, destitute, distressed, down to bedrock, embarrassed, feeling the pinch, hard up, ill off, in narrow circumstances, in Queer Street, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, land-poor, narrow, on the edge, out of pocket, pinched, poor, poorly off, poverty-stricken, reduced, short, short of cash, short of funds, short of money, squeezed, straitened, strapped, unmoneyed, unprosperous
 

 

 

 

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