Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pauper
IPA transcription: [p'ɔpɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pauper
    Meaning: a person who is very poor
Usage examples
  • He guards the sleep of his pauper master as if he were a prince.
  • Abraham Lincoln was born to poverty and privation, but he was never a pauper.
  • That is why he had a very simple funeral for Fantine, and reduced it to that strictly necessary form known as the pauper's grave.
  • Nobody ever heard me talking about my money." He knew that Alice knew that he was a pauper; but, nevertheless, he had the satisfaction of speaking of himself as though he were not a pauper.
  • But British Justice is severe alike on pauper and on peer; with even hand she holds the scale; a thumping fine, in lieu of gaol, induced Lord B. to feel remorse and learn he mustn't punch the Force."