Get Affordable VMs - excellent virtual server hosting

browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

penuriouslymore about penuriously


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  in  a  penurious  manner;  "they  lived  penuriously" 

more about penuriously