Definition of beggarliness in US English:



  • See beggarly

    • ‘This kind of poverty is absolutely beggarliness.’
    • ‘Why have we allowed this embarrassing beggarliness to become an annual ritual?’
    • ‘It is not a noisy and showy beggarliness, nor is it a mask for laziness and neglect.’
    • ‘It was the beggarliness of his companion that caused him the most pain.’