Synonyms and Antonyms of impecunious
lacking money or material possessions they were so impecunious that they couldn't afford to give one another even token Christmas gifts Synonyms beggared, beggarly, broke, destitute, dirt-poor, down-and-out, famished, hard up, poor, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needful, needy, pauperized, penniless, penurious, poverty-stricken, skint [chiefly British], threadbareRelated Words deprived, disadvantaged, dispossessed, unaffluent, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, bust (or busted), insolvent; possessionless, ruined; depressed, distressed, hand-to-mouth, hardscrabble, pinched, poorish, reduced, straitened; cash-strapped, low, short, tapped outNear Antonyms comfortable, prosperousAntonyms affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
impecunious was our Word of the Day on 07/29/2008. Hear the podcast!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up impecunious? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).