Beggarly : Definition

Beggarly

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Definitions of Beggarly

Pronunciation : Beg"gar*ly
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : 1. In the condition of, or like, a beggar; suitable for a beggar; extremely indigent; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible. "A bankrupt, beggarly fellow." South. "A beggarly fellowship." Swift. "Beggarly elements." Gal. iv. 9.

2. Produced or occasioned by beggary. [Obs.] Beggarly sins, that is, those sins which idleness and beggary usually betray men to; such as lying, flattery, stealing, and dissimulation. Jer. Taylor.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Beg"gar*ly
Part of Speech : adv.
Definition : Defn: In an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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