Impecunious definition

ĭmpĭ-kyo͝onē-əs
Having little or no money.
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Having no money; poor; penniless.
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The definition of impecunious is a person without any money.

An example of impecunious is someone living on the street.

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Lacking money.
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Origin of impecunious

  • in– pecunious rich (from Middle English) (from Old French pecunios) (from Latin pecūniōsus) (from pecūnia money, wealth peku- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • First attested in 1596. From im- +‎ pecunious, from Latin pecūniōsus, from pecūnia (“money”) + -ōsus (“full of”).

    From Wiktionary