Definition of pauperous in US English:

pauperous

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or connected with paupers or poor people; poor, impoverished.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Ward (1577–1640), preacher. From pauper + -ous.

Pronunciation

pauperous

/ˈpɔːp(ə)rəs/