1. a person who begs alms or lives by begging.
2. a penniless person.
3. a wretched fellow; rogue.
4. a person of a specified type.
–verb (used with object)
5. to reduce to utter poverty; impoverish.
6. to cause one's resources of or ability for (description, comparison, etc.) to seem poor or inadequate
That hungry beggar
Robbed me of my jewels:
Dream, Hope, and Sleep.
Sleeping beauty courtesy of George Eastman House