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People who are poor - synonyms or related words

the poor

adjective

people who have little money and few possessions

beggar

noun

someone who is very poor and lives by asking people for money or food

pauper

noun

old-fashioned

a very poor person

the needy

adjective

poor people

the least/less privileged

people who are poor and have no social advantages

peasant

noun

someone who works on another person’s farm or on their own small farm. This word is used mainly about people in poor countries or people in history

the have-nots

noun

the people in a society who do not have much money or property

the dispossessed

adjective

formal

people who are dispossessed

basket case

noun

informal

a country or organization that has serious financial problems

white trash

noun

mainly American

offensive

white people who are poor and badly educated

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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