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Definition of "propertyless" []

  • Without property—things owned. (adjective)
  • Having no properties—attributes or abstract qualities associated with an object. (adjective)

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Use "propertyless" in a sentence
  • "And for decades they resisted extending the franchise to less favored groups such as propertyless working men, immigrants, racial minorities, and women."
  • "In the bourgeois mind a class struggle is a terrible and hateful thing, and yet that is precisely what socialism is, -- a world-wide class struggle between the propertyless workers and the propertied masters of workers."
  • "Sure, laws against theft hurt the utterly destitute and completely propertyless, but they sure do keep society together and prosperous for the other 99%."