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needy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of needy

  1. lacking money or material possessions those generous souls who regularly give money and donate clothes to help the needy Synonyms of needy beggared, beggarly, broke, destitute, dirt-poor, down-and-out, famished, hard up, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needful, poor, pauperized, penniless, penurious, poverty-stricken, skint [chiefly British], threadbareWords Related to needy 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 of needy comfortable, prosperousAntonyms of needy affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do



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