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strapped

  
  
distressed, embarrassed, financially embarrassed, in need, pinched, reduced, short, squeezed, straitened, stuck  
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strapped

  
  
If someone is strappedfor money, they do not have enough money to buy or pay for the things they want or need.      adj   oft ADJ for n, adv ADJ  
My husband and I are really strapped for cash.     
    cash-strapped  


cash-strapped     
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)      adj   usu ADJ n  
Union leaders say the wage package is the best they believe the cash-strapped government will offer.     

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strap, striped, strained, strand

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