Beggarly is a related term of dishonorable.
As adjectives the difference between beggarly and dishonorable
is that beggarly
is in the manner of a beggar; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible while dishonorable
is without honor, or causing dishonor.
As an adverb beggarly
is in an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.
In the manner of a beggar; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible.
Fit for a beggar; occasioned by begging.
- beggarly fellow
* Jeremy Taylor
- beggarly rags
(by extension) inadequate or meagre.
- Beggarly sins, that is, those sins which idleness and beggary usually betray men to; such as lying, flattery, stealing, and dissimulation.
* See also
In an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.
Without honor, or causing dishonor
Lacking respect or ethical principles