- Have-notsPeople without wealth or power are the have-nots.
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have-nots — n the have nots the poor people in a country or society ▪ a country where the have nots far outnumber the haves →↑haves … Dictionary of contemporary English
have-nots — plural n. usu. the have nots informal economically disadvantaged people lack of access to information will perpetuate the division between the haves and have nots * * * /ˈhævˌnɑːts/ noun the have nots : people who have little money and few… … Useful english dictionary
have-nots — PHRASE If you refer to two groups of people as haves and have nots, you mean that the first group are very wealthy and the second group are very poor. You can also refer generally to poor people as have nots. The stark contrast between the haves… … English dictionary
have-nots — n. the poor; those who have little or nothing. (Compare this with the haves.) □ The have nots seem never to be able to get ahead. □ What’s in it for the have nots? … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
have-nots — noun the have nots the poor people in a country or society see also: haves … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
have nots — noun The poor or underprivileged, contrasted to those who have possessions, power or wealth: the haves. Ant: haves … Wiktionary
have-nots — plural noun informal economically disadvantaged people … English new terms dictionary
have-nots, the — have ,nots, the noun plural the people in a society who do not have much money or property ─ compare HAVES … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
the have-nots — people who have little money and few possessions : poor people usually used in the phrase the haves and the have nots the gap between the haves and the have nots [=between rich people and poor people] • • • Main Entry: ↑have nots … Useful english dictionary
(the) have-nots — the have nots UK US noun [plural] the people in a society who do not have much money or property Thesaurus: people who are poorsynonym See also: haves … Useful english dictionary