Synonyms of needy in English:

needy


See definition of needy

adjective

1‘the food went to needy families in the area’

SYNONYMS
poor, deprived, disadvantaged, underprivileged, in want, needful, badly off, hard up, in reduced circumstances, in straitened circumstances, unable to make ends meet, unable to keep the wolf from the door, poverty-stricken, indigent, impoverished, on one's beam-ends, as poor as a church mouse, dirt poor, destitute, penurious, impecunious, penniless, moneyless
British on the breadline, without a penny to one's name
informal on one's uppers, broke, flat broke, strapped for cash, strapped, cleaned out
British informal skint, stony broke, without two pennies to rub together, without two farthings to rub together, without two brass farthings to rub together, in Queer Street
North American informal stone broke
rare necessitous, pauperized
ANTONYMS

wealthy, affluent, rich, well off