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Beggarly - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Beggarly' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Beggarly [ a.]
- In the condition of, or like, a beggar; suitable for a beggar; extremely indigent; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible.
- Produced or occasioned by beggary.
2 . Beggarly [ adv.]
- In an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.

Meaning of 'Beggarly' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . beggarly [ s]
Meaning (1):
- marked by poverty befitting a beggar
Example in sentence:
  • a beggarly existence in the slums;
  • a mean hut