Examples of beggarly in a Sentence
She received a beggarly sum for her efforts.
the dictator and his inner circle lived in unconscionable luxury while the beggarly masses eked out a pitiful existence
First Known Use of beggarly
down on one's luck, out at elbows (or out at the elbows), out of pocket;
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Definition of beggarly for English Language Learners
: very small or poor
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