beggarly

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beg·gar·ly

 (bĕg′ər-lē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or befitting a beggar; very poor: a beggarly existence in the slums.
2. So mean, petty, or paltry as to deserve contempt.

beg′gar·li·ness n.

beggarly

(ˈbɛɡəlɪ)
adj
meanly inadequate; very poor: beggarly living conditions.
ˈbeggarliness n

beg•gar•ly

(ˈbɛg ər li)

adj.
1. like or befitting a beggar.
2. meanly inadequate: a beggarly salary.
[1520–30]
beg′gar•li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beggarly - marked by poverty befitting a beggarbeggarly - marked by poverty befitting a beggar; "a beggarly existence in the slums"; "a mean hut"
poor - characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town"
2.beggarly - (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contemptbeggarly - (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

beggarly

adjective
Translations

beggarly

[ˈbegəlɪ] ADJmiserable

beggarly

adjkümmerlich

beggarly

[ˈbɛgəlɪ] adj (amount) → misero/a, irrisorio/a; (existence) → miserabile; (salary) → da fame