Mammoth Memory

Pecuniary – Of or relating to money


(Pronounced pi-kyoo-nyuh-ree)

To remember the definition of the word pecuniary, use the following mnemonic:

Peck your hairy (pecuniary) head: each time the parrot pecked she pulled out money.

Peck your hairy head (pecuniary) is relating to money


Examples of pecuniary in a sentence

When the stock market crashed, the millionaire’s pecuniary status changed dramatically and ended with him in a state of poverty.

Jason has such a poor pecuniary history he cannot get a bank loan.

Since we are not receiving any type of pecuniary benefits from our restaurant, we have decided to close its doors.

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