Synonyms for Impecunious:


poor (adjective)
necessitous, badly off, struggling, indigent, in need, deprived.
poverty-stricken (adjective)
penurious, broke, Strapped, impoverished, necessitous, destitute, penniless, indigent, needy, poor.


impecunious (noun)
penniless, pinched, penurious, in straitened circumstances, poor, hard up.
insolvent (noun)
broke, study at poor, destitute.

Other synonyms:

necessitous. broke, down-and-out, poverty-stricken, beggarly, needy, Strapped, impoverished, indigent. destitute. Other relevant words:
impoverished, deprived, necessitous, destitute, beggarly, Strapped, down-and-out, poverty-stricken, indigent, needy, struggling, in need, broke, badly off.

Usage examples for impecunious

  1. Apparently the impecunious builder, by the time he had reached the rear, had completely run out of funds, for on the third floor he had failed altogether to build in one small room, and had left the unfinished brickwork unplastered. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  2. In 1847 she married an impecunious Italian nobleman, the Marquis Ossoli. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  3. His personal charm was great, as great in its way as Leech's; he was democratic and so was I, as one is bound to be when one is impecunious and the world is one's oyster to open with the fragile point of a lead- pencil. – Social Pictorial Satire by George du Maurier