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penniless

adjective pen·ni·less \ˈpe-ni-ləs\

: having no money : very poor

Full Definition of PENNILESS

:  destitute of money
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Examples of PENNILESS

  1. She was unemployed and penniless.
  2. <went from being a penniless girl to owner of her own restaurant>

First Known Use of PENNILESS

14th century
PENNILESS Defined for Kids

penniless

adjective pen·ni·less \ˈpe-ni-ləs\

Definition of PENNILESS for Kids

:  very poor :  having no money

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