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penniless

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpennilesspen‧ni‧less /ˈpenɪləs/ adjective 🔊 🔊 POORsomeone who is penniless has no moneybroke 🔊 Uncle Charlie was jobless and penniless.see thesaurus at poor
Examples from the Corpus
pennilessI don't want to go down in history as a great songwriter because I died penniless.I had reached their house late at night from the train station, absolutely penniless.Uncle Charlie was also with us now, and Uncle Charlie was jobless and penniless.A group of deaf people were left penniless after their holiday was cancelled.In the late Fifties and early Sixties these proved irresistible to a group of penniless artists looking for space for free.Ruling over these penniless black workpeople was a society of cultivated, well-mannered whites, a powerful colonial aristocracy.She died penniless, in 1951, of liver and heart failure.He had gone from being a penniless student to become a multimillionaire.
From Longman Business Dictionarypennilesspen‧ni‧less /ˈpenɪləs/ adjective having no moneyMany of the migrants arrive penniless.
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