Thesaurus

pauper

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of pauper

old-fashioned a very poor person who has no money to pay for food, clothing, etc.
  • a story about a rich man and a pauper who switch places

Synonyms and Near Synonyms for pauper

Antonyms and Near Antonyms for pauper

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pauper

Time Traveler for pauper

Time Traveler

The first known use of pauper was in 1516

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Pauper.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pauper. Accessed 9 December 2019.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on pauper

Dictionary: Definition of pauper

Spanish Central: Translation of pauper

Nglish: Translation of pauper for Spanish Speakers

Comments on pauper

What made you want to look up pauper? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contradictory or incongruous words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!