English dictionary

Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English adjective: needy

1. needy poor enough to need help from others

Synonymsdestitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, poverty-stricken



2. needy demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree



English noun: needy

1. needy (group) needy people collectively

SamplesThey try to help the needy.

Broader (hypernym)poor, poor people

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2019 onlineordbog.dk