Synonyms for beggarly

Synonyms for (adjective) beggarly

Synonyms: beggarly, mean

Definition: (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt

Similar words: ungenerous, stingy

Definition: unwilling to spend

Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds


Synonyms: mean, beggarly

Definition: marked by poverty befitting a beggar

Usage: a beggarly existence in the slums; a mean hut

Similar words: poor

Definition: characterized by or indicating poverty

Usage: the country had a poor economy; they lived in the poor section of town