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Synonyms for beggarly
ˈbɛg ər libeg·gar·ly

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beggarly

    miserable, poor, stinted, wretched, niggardly, stingy, scant, illiberal

    noble, princely, stately, prodigal, sumptuous, liberal, profuse, gorgeous, magnificent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggarly, meanadjective

    marked by poverty befitting a beggar

    "a beggarly existence in the slums"; "a mean hut"

    bastardly, miserly, mean(a), base, mingy, mean, meanspirited, tight, hateful, average

    rich, generous

  2. beggarly, meanadjective

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

    bastardly, miserly, mean(a), base, mingy, mean, meanspirited, tight, hateful, average

    generous, rich

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beggarlyadjective

    destitute, indigent, needy, poor

  2. beggarlyadjective

    sorry, mean, abject, base, low, paltry, shabby, vile, scurvy, miserable, contemptible, despicable, pitiful, pitiable, servile, slavish, grovelling, base-minded, low-minded, mean-spirited

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beggarlyadjective

    indigent, destitute, despicable, pitiable, paltry

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  1. William Gurnall:

    What is Jordan that I should wash in it What is the preaching that I should attend on it, while I hear nothing but what I knew before What are these beggarly elements of water, bread, and wine Are not these the reasonings of a soul that forgets who appoints the means of grace

  2. 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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