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Synonyms for beggar
ˈbɛg ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggar, mendicant(verb)

    a pauper who lives by begging

    Synonyms:
    friar, mendicant

  2. beggar(verb)

    be beyond the resources of

    "This beggars description!"

    Synonyms:
    pauperize, pauperise

  3. beggar, pauperize, pauperise(verb)

    reduce to beggary

    Synonyms:
    pauperize, pauperise

Wiktionary

  1. beggar(noun)

    Synonyms:
    ruin

  2. beggar(verb)

    To make a beggar of someone; impoverish.

    Synonyms:
    spanger, mendicant, panhandler, schnorrer, truant, ruin

  3. beggar(noun)

    To exhaust the resources of; to outdo.

    Synonyms:
    ruin

  4. beggar(noun)

    Synonyms:
    palliard, pauper, vagabond

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beggar

    Synonyms:
    mendicant, petitioner, suitor, suppliant, applicant

    Antonyms:
    exactor, extortioner

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beggar(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mendicant, pauper, starveling, poor or indigent person

  2. beggar(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    impoverish, ruin, render poor, reduce to poverty, bring to want

  3. beggar(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    surpass, exceed, go beyond, be above, put at fault, show to be inadequate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beggar(n)

    Synonyms:
    mendicant, starveling, fakir, vagrant, eleemosynary, prog, tramp, bezonian, mumper, schnorrer (Jewish)

  2. beggar(v)

    Synonyms:
    impoverish, ruin, exhaust, surpass, go beyond

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bum, hobo, tramp

How to pronounce beggar?

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How to say beggar in sign language?

  1. beggar

Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use beggar in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    You know, I'm saying to Donald Trump, what is this guy, a beggar ? he gave me his number, and I found the card. I wrote the number down. I don't know if it's the right number. Let's try it.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    When you go into the temple you are like the beggar who sits beside the temple, but if you don’t give him something then you are like the dog that sits beside the beggar.

  3. Rudyard Kipling:

    He wrapped himself in quotations- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.

  4. Charles Lamb:

    The beggar wears all colors fearing none.

  5. Earl of Kent, _The_Tragedy_of_King_Lear_:

    A knave; a rascal; an eater of broken meats; a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking knave, a whoreson, glass-gazing, super-serviceable finical rogue; one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be a bawd, in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mongrel bitch: one whom I will beat into clamorous whining, if thou deniest the least syllable of thy addition.


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