the have-nots

plural noun

Definition of the have-nots

: people who have little money and few possessions : poor people usually used in the phrase the haves and the have-notsthe gap between the haves and the have-nots

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“The have-nots.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20have-nots. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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