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Penniless
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Penniless as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 47 answers for the crossword clue 'Penniless', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Penniless a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Penniless as an answer itself some 33 times.

Penniless is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Friday, 26 November 2021 with the answer being DESTITUTE, we also found DESTITUTE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Not having enough money to pay for necessities

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

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4 Letters

BUST
An occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

FLAT Surinder Sobti
A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

FLAT Surinder Sobti
A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

POOR
People without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"

5 Letters

BROKE
Lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"

CLEAN Surinder Sobti
A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead

MONEY Surinder Sobti
The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"

NEEDY
Needy people collectively; "they try to help the needy"

SKINT
Lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"

STONY Surinder Sobti
Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "his flinty gaze"; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"

6 Letters

HARDUP
Not having enough money to pay for necessities

RUINED Surinder Sobti
Doomed to extinction

SHABBY Surinder Sobti
Showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"

7 Letters

CLEANED Surinder Sobti

LACKING Surinder Sobti
Inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"

NAGGING Surinder Sobti
Continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"

OUTDEAD Surinder Sobti

PINCHED
Sounding as if the nose were pinched; "a whining nasal voice"

TAPCITY Surinder Sobti

WANTING Surinder Sobti
Nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"

WITHOUT Surinder Sobti

8 Letters

BANKRUPT
Someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts

DEPRIVED Surinder Sobti
Marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law"

DIRTPOOR Surinder Sobti

HARASSED Surinder Sobti
Troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"

INDIGENT
Poor enough to need help from others

MAROONED Surinder Sobti
Cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"

STRANDED Surinder Sobti
Cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"

STRAPPED

9 Letters

DESTITUTE
Completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning"

FLATBROKE

INSOLVENT
Someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts

MISERABLE Surinder Sobti
Contemptibly small in amount; "a measly tip"; "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"; "a paltry wage"; "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"

MONEYLESS Surinder Sobti
Not based on the possession of money; "a moneyless economy"

PENURIOUS
Excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence"

SKINTPOOR Surinder Sobti

TAPPEDOUT Surinder Sobti

10 Letters

ONTHEROCKS Surinder Sobti

STONEBROKE

STONYBROKE

11 Letters

IMPECUNIOUS
Not having enough money to pay for necessities

NECESSITOUS Surinder Sobti
Poor enough to need help from others

12 Letters

IMPOVERISHED Surinder Sobti
Destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family"

15 Letters

NEEDYDOWNANDOUT Surinder Sobti

POVERTYSTRICKEN Surinder Sobti

25 Letters

INSTRAITENEDCIRCUMSTANCES
Not having enough money to pay for necessities

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