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underprivileged

Synonyms of underprivileged in English:

adjective

  • the charity arranges holidays for underprivileged children
    needy, deprived, in need, in want, in distress, disadvantaged, needful, poor, destitute, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, impoverished, poverty-stricken, penurious, indigent, as poor as a church mouse, unable to keep the wolf from the door;
    British  on the breadline, without two pennies/brass farthings to rub together
    [Antonyms] privileged, wealthy, well off
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