Penurious in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Penurious

desperately in need; not having enough

Examples of Penurious in a sentence

The penurious little boy could not afford to buy school lunch.  🔊

While Jason pretends to be penurious and in need of a handout, he is actually a secret millionaire trying to find people who deserve a financial reward.  🔊

Government assistance is available for penurious families who cannot afford to purchase food.  🔊

Because Jake is in penurious circumstances, he has been obtaining his meals from a soup kitchen.  🔊

Helen is penurious and does not have a penny to her name.  🔊

When Ginger lost her job, she found herself in the penurious situation of not being able to pay her rent.  🔊

Since the penurious man can not pay his water bill, he is often seen collecting rainwater for bathing.  🔊

Even though the penurious woman only had fifty cents, she decided to give it to the homeless man who was just as needy as she was.  🔊

The mother was penurious and hungry because she was unable to find employment.  🔊

After Jim won the lottery and could purchase everything he wanted, he completely forgot about his penurious childhood of hand-me-down clothes.  🔊

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