Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [p'ɔpɚ]
meaning of the word
a person who is very poor
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."