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Definition of Penurious

Penurious
Penurious Pe*nu"ri*ous, a. [From Penury.] 1. Excessively sparing in the use of money; sordid; stingy; miserly. ``A penurious niggard of his wealth.' --Milton. 2. Not bountiful or liberal; scanty. Here creeps along a poor, penurious stream. --C. Pitt. 3. Destitute of money; suffering extreme want. [Obs.] ``My penurious band.' --Shak. Syn: Avaricious; covetous; parsimonious; miserly; niggardly; stingy. See Avaricious. --Pe*nu"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Pe*nu"ri*ous*ness, n.

Meaning of Penurious from wikipedia

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