Associations to the word «Beggar»


BEGGAR, noun. A person who begs.
BEGGAR, noun. A person suffering from extreme poverty.
BEGGAR, verb. (transitive) To make a beggar of someone; impoverish.
BEGGAR, verb. (transitive) To exhaust the resources of; to outdo.
BEGGAR BELIEF, verb. (intransitive) To appear implausible or unbelievable

Dictionary definition

BEGGAR, noun. A pauper who lives by begging.
BEGGAR, verb. Be beyond the resources of; "This beggars description!".
BEGGAR, verb. Reduce to beggary.

Wise words

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