One lifestyle on or eligible for community charity.
a tremendously poor person; one without any way of assistance, especially one dependent on private or community charity. Also made use of adjectively.
A very poor person; someone completely destitute of property or method of help; specially, one that, on account of impoverishment, becomes chargeable towards the general public; also, in law, someone who, because of poverty, is admitted to sue or protect in forma pauperis. See in forma pauperis.