Synonyms of straitened in English:


See definition of straitened


1‘he died in 1886, leaving the family in straitened circumstances’


impoverished, poverty-stricken, poor, destitute, penniless, on one's beam-ends, as poor as a church mouse, without a sou, dirt poor, in penury, penurious, impecunious, indigent, needy, needful, in need, in want, unable to make ends meet, down and out, necessitous, beggarly, moneyless, bankrupt, in reduced circumstances

British on the breadline, without a penny, without a penny to one's name

informal broke, flat broke, cleaned out, strapped for cash, strapped, on one's uppers

British informal stony broke, skint, without two farthings to rub together, without two pennies to rub together, in Queer Street

North American informal stone broke

rare pauperized, beggared