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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: penurious(0.01144 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to penurious.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: not having enough money to pay for necessities [syn: hard up
, impecunious, in straitened circumstances(p),
2: excessively unwilling to spend; “parsimonious thrift
relieved by few generous impulses”; “lived in a most
penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence” [syn:
English → English (gcide)
Penurious \Pe*nu"ri*ous\, a. [From Penury.]
1. Excessively sparing in the use of money; sordid; stingy;
miserly. “A penurious niggard of his wealth.” --Milton.
2. Not bountiful or liberal; scanty.
Here creeps along a poor, penurious stream. --C.
3. Destitute of money; suffering extreme want. [Obs.] “My
penurious band.” --Shak.
Syn: Avaricious; covetous; parsimonious; miserly; niggardly;
stingy. See Avaricious.
[1913 Webster] --Pe*nu"ri*ous*ly, adv. --