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ˈpɔ pərpau·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paupernoun

    a person who is very poor


  1. paupernoun

    One who is extremely poor.

    Etymology: From pauper.

  2. paupernoun

    One living on or eligible for public charity.

    Etymology: From pauper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paupernoun

    a poor person; especially, one development on private or public charity. Also used adjectively; as, pouper immigrants, pouper labor

    Etymology: [L. See Poor.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pauper

    paw′pėr, n. a very poor or destitute person: one supported by charity or by some public provision:—fem. Pau′peress.—n. Pauperisā′tion.—v.t. Pau′perise, to reduce to pauperism.—n. Pau′perism, state of being a pauper. [L.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pauper in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pauper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pauper in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Be like a dog, love like a God, work like a slave and eat like a pauper.

  2. Adelle Davis:

    Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.

  3. Arnulf of Milan:

    captured the city of Vercelli, besieged Novara, invaded Como, and destroyed many other places opposed to him. In the end [1014-15], worn down by labor and sickness and deprived of his kingdom, he was content with the monastery named Fruttuaria alone. There, after the regalia had been placed upon the altar and he had donned the habit of a pauper, he fell asleep in his own time

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    There is not much difference between a greedy person and a pauper.

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    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    • A. scrutiny
    • B. accident
    • C. plantation
    • D. assortment

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