Definition of have-nots in English:

have-nots

Line breaks: have-nots

noun

(usually the have-nots) informal
Economically disadvantaged people: the employed haves and the unemployed have-nots
More example sentences
  • The more extreme the income inequality, the greater the psychic distance between the have-nots and the haves.
  • But what came out of those years was an ever-wider gap between the incomes and experiences of the haves and the have-nots.
  • John Edwards talked about two Americas divided by class, the haves and the have-nots.

Definition of have-nots in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day anastrophe
Pronunciation: əˈnastrəfi
noun
the inversion of the usual order of words...