Definition of penniless
: destitute of money
Examples of penniless in a sentence
She was unemployed and penniless.
<went from being a penniless girl to owner of her own restaurant>
First Known Use of penniless
PENNILESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of penniless for English Language Learners
: having no money : very poor
PENNILESS Defined for Kids
Definition of penniless for Students
: very poor : having no money
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