Definition of impecunious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɪmpɪˈkjuːniəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪmpɪˈkjuːniəs//
(formal or humorous)
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having little or no money synonym penniless, poor an impecunious student Word Origin late 16th cent.: from in- ‘not’ + obsolete pecunious ‘having money, wealthy’ (from Latin pecuniosus, from pecunia ‘money’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: impecunious