beggarly(redirected from beggarlily)
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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.
meanly inadequate; very poor: beggarly living conditions.
beg•gar•ly(ˈbɛg ər li)
1. like or befitting a beggar.
2. meanly inadequate: a beggarly salary.
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|Adj.||1.||beggarly - 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 contempt|