Synonyms of beggarly in English:

beggarly


See definition of beggarly

adjective

1‘a priest's stipend in 1522 was a beggarly 26s 8d’

SYNONYMS

meagre, modest, slight, lean, scant, scanty, skimpy, puny, inadequate, insufficient, insubstantial, miserly, paltry, pitiful, derisory, niggardly, ungenerous, miserable, contemptible, despicable

informal measly, stingy, lousy, pathetic, piddling, piffling, mingy, poxy

rare exiguous

ANTONYMS

considerable

2‘they lived in the most beggarly part of Bethnal Green’

SYNONYMS

wretched, miserable, sordid, squalid, shabby, shoddy, mean, base, vile, foul, despicable, unpleasant

poor, poverty-stricken, impoverished, distressed, beggared, needy, penniless, destitute, indigent, impecunious, penurious

informal hard up, on one's uppers