cash-strapped

ADJ: usu ADJ n
If a person or organization is cash-strapped, they do not have enough money to buy or pay for the things they want or need. [JOURNALISM]

Union leaders say the wage package is the best they believe the cash-strapped government will offer.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • cash-strapped — cashˈ strapped adjective (informal) Short of money • • • Main Entry: ↑cash * * * cash strapped UK US adjective not having as much money as you need Thesaurus: poorsynonym * * * ˈcash strapped …   Useful english dictionary

  • cash-strapped — ˈcash strapped adjective [only before a noun] JOURNALISM COMMERCE not having enough money: • The cash strapped airline isn t making lease payments on its aircraft. * * * cash strapped UK US adjective [usually before noun] ► FINANCE …   Financial and business terms

  • cash-strapped — adj not having enough money ▪ cash strapped governments ▪ cash strapped shoppers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cash-strapped — cash ,strapped adjective not having as much money as you need: a cash strapped private club …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cash-strapped — adjective not having enough money: higher school meal prices imposed by a cash strapped county council …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cash-strapped — adjective Date: 1973 lacking sufficient money …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cash-strapped — adjective Without funds; low on or out of money. Syn: penniless …   Wiktionary

  • cash-strapped — adjective informal extremely short of money …   English new terms dictionary

  • cash-strapped — UK / US adjective not having as much money as you need …   English dictionary

  • cash-strapped — /ˈkæʃ stræpt/ (say kash strapt) adjective short of money …   Australian English dictionary

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