by Nicholas Peterson


(adj) Stingy; Wanting to hold onto one's money; Relating to great poverty.

Synonyms: poor or poverty-stricken

Antonyms: wealthy or rich


#1.) When Bob lost his job he was in a penurious situation.

#2.) The government was trying to help fund the penurious families living under the bridge.

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Fed 'like animals in pen': Refugees thrown food in Roszke camp, Hungary