Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Entirely without money.
  • adj. Very poor. See Synonyms at poor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not having a penny; utterly impoverished; extremely poor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of money; impecunious; poor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without a penny; moneyless; poor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not having enough money to pay for necessities

Etymologies

penny +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

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