: lacking sufficient money

Examples of cash-strapped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The number of private shelters has gradually increased since Japan adopted its Act on Prevention of Spousal Violence and the Protection of Victims in 2001, yet many are cash-strapped. Takehiko Kambayashi, The Christian Science Monitor, 2 Oct. 2023 The projections are contained in an internal presentation shared with members of its board of directors Wednesday after a contentious meeting that laid bare disagreements over the future of the critical but cash-strapped agency. Brian Amaral, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cash-strapped was in 1973

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“Cash-strapped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cash-strapped. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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