Part of speech:
Characterized by extreme poverty; impoverished
Entirely without money.
The definition of broke is having little or no money.
Depleted of valuable qualities or characteristics:
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
Lacking the necessities of life; living in complete poverty
(Archaic) Lacking; destitute (of)
Alternative spelling of down and out.
(Informal) In great need of money
Of, characterized by, or suggestive of wealth or abundance
Highly varied, developed, or complex:
Like or fit for a beggar; very poor, worthless, inadequate, etc.
The definition of impecunious is a person without any money.
In great need; destitute; needy
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