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People who are poor - thesaurus

Synonyms

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 Americanoffensive white people who are poor and badly educated

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trailer trash

noun

mainly Americanoffensive an insulting word for poor people who live in trailer parks

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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