Poor

13 Definitions of Poor

The meaning of the word poor, the definition of Poor:

n. - A small European codfish (Gadus minutus); -- called also power cod.

superl. - Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent.

superl. - So completely destitute of property as to be entitled to maintenance from the public.

superl. - Destitute of such qualities as are desirable, or might naturally be expected

superl. - Wanting in fat, plumpness, or fleshiness; lean; emaciated; meager; as, a poor horse, ox, dog, etc.

superl. - Wanting in strength or vigor; feeble; dejected; as, poor health; poor spirits.

superl. - Of little value or worth; not good; inferior; shabby; mean; as, poor clothes; poor lodgings.

superl. - Destitute of fertility; exhausted; barren; sterile; -- said of land; as, poor soil.

superl. - Destitute of beauty, fitness, or merit; as, a poor discourse; a poor picture.

superl. - Without prosperous conditions or good results; unfavorable; unfortunate; unconformable; as, a poor business; the sick man had a poor night.

superl. - Inadequate; insufficient; insignificant; as, a poor excuse.

superl. - Worthy of pity or sympathy; -- used also sometimes as a term of endearment, or as an expression of modesty, and sometimes as a word of contempt.

superl. - Free from self-assertion; not proud or arrogant; meek.


The word "poor" uses 4 letters: O O P R

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after poor, or to poor in any order:

d - droop   f - proof   i - poori   l - orlop   m - promo   n - porno   s - proso sopor spoor   t - proto troop  

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