Complete Definition of "poor"

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English

rank|less|till|next|257|poor|present|water|stood

Pronunciation
(General American|US) IPA|/pÊr/, /pÉr/, SAMPA|/pUr/, /pOr/
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/pÉË/, /pÊÉ/, SAMPA|/pO:/, /[email protected]/
(Australia) IPA|/pÉÉ/
Rhymes:English:-ÊÉ(r)|Rhymes:-ÊÉ(r)
Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)|Rhymes: -ÉË(r)
audio|en-us-poor.ogg|Audio (US)
audio|en-uk-poor.ogg|Audio (UK)

Homophones
pour (some accents only)
pore (some accents only)
paw (some accents only)

Etymology
From OF. poure (French: pauvre), from L. pauper.

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. With little or no possessions or money.
  2. To be pitied.

#:Oh you poor little thing.

  1. Of low quality.

#:That was a poor performance.

  1. i|with "the" Those people as a group who have no possessions or money.

#:Usage notes: always takes the plural verb.
#::the poor are in a bad condition

Synonyms
pitiable (2)
inferior (3)

Antonyms
rich

Related terms
a poor man's ...
dirt poor
piss-poor
poor box
poor relation

Translations
trans-top|with no possessions or money
Albanian: varfër
Arabic: Arab|ÙÙÙر (faqÄ«r)
Catalan: pobre
Chinese: 穷 (qióng)
Croatian: siromašan
Czech: chudý m
Danish: fattig
Dutch: arm#Dutch|arm, berooid
Finnish: köyhä, varaton
French: pauvre
Frisian: earm
German: arm#German|arm
Greek: ÏÏÏÏÏÏ (ftokhós) m
Hebrew: ×¢× × (ani) m, ×¢× ×× (aniah) f, he-translation|××ת ××¢×|dalat ha'am
Hindi: à¤à¤°à¥à¤¬ (garib), दà¥à¤¨ (deen)
Hungarian: szegény
Irish: bocht
Italian: povero m, povera f
trans-mid
Japanese: 貧ãã (ã¾ããã, mazushii), 貧ä¹ãª (ã³ãã¼ããª, bimbÅna)
Korean: ê°ëí (gananhan)
Kurdish: KUchar|دÙâست Ú©Ùرت, KUchar|ÙÙâÚار, KUchar|ÙÙâÙÛر
Latin: pauper m, f, n
Marathi: à¤à¤°à¥à¤¬ (garib), दà¥à¤¨ (deen)
Norwegian: fattig, blakk (colloquial
Persian: FAchar|درÙÛØ´ (darvÄ«Å¡)
Polish: biedny m, biedna f, biedne n
Portuguese: pobre
Russian: беднÑй (bédnyj) m, ниÑий (níšÄij) m
Sanskrit: à¤à¤¦à¤¾à¤¨à¤ (adÄnaha)
Scottish Gaelic: truagh, bochd
Slovene: reven, ubog
Spanish: pobre
Swahili: maskini
Swedish: fattig
Telugu: à°¬à±à°¦ (beeda), à°ªà±à°¦ (paeda)
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trans-top|to be pitied
Arabic: Arab|ÙسÙÙÙ (miskÄ«n)
Catalan: pobre
Chinese: å¯æ (kÄlián)
Dutch: arm#Dutch|arm, arme, beklagenswaardig
Finnish: raukka, rukka, poloinen, rassu
French: pitoyable
Frisian: earm
German: arm#German|arm
Greek: ÏÏÏÏÏÏ (ftokhós) m
Italian: povero m, povera f
trans-mid
Japanese: åã㪠(ããããª, awarena)
Kurdish: KUchar|Ú¯ÙÙاح
Norwegian: stakkars
Old English: earm
Russian: беднÑй (bédnyj), вÑзÑваÑÑий жалоÑÑÑ (vyzyvájuÅ¡Äij žálostâ)
Scottish Gaelic: truagh
Spanish: pobre (precedes the noun)
Swedish: stackars, miserabel
Telugu: పాపఠ(paapaM)
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trans-top|of low quality
Catalan: pobre
Chinese: è´«ä¹ (pínfá)
Finnish: kehno, heikkolaatuinen
French: piètre
German: armselig#German|armselig
Greek: ÏÏÏÏÏÏ (ftokhós) m
Italian: misero m, misera f
trans-mid
Japanese: JAchar|ç²æ«ãª (ãã¾ã¤ãª, somatsuna)
Kurdish: KUchar|Ø®Ùâراپ, KUchar|Ø¨Û ÙÛÙÙâت
Norwegian: dårlig, elendig
Old English: earm
Russian: жалкий (žálkij)
Scottish Gaelic: bochd
Swedish: dålig, undermålig, eländig, miserabel, usel
Telugu: నాసి (naasi), నాసి à°°à°à° (naasi rakaM)
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trans-top|those with no possessions
Catalan: els pobres
French: les pauvres m|p
Greek: οι ÏÏÏÏοί (ftokhí) m|p
trans-mid
Italian: i poveri m|p
Spanish: lo pobre n
Swedish: de fattiga c|p
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ttbc|Fijian: vakaloloma
ttbc|Indonesian: miskin, papa, tak berada, kurang|kekurangan
ttbc|Irish: bocht
ttbc|Slovak: chudobný
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Category:1000 English basic words

ar:poor
es:poor
fr:poor
io:poor
it:poor
kk:poor
ku:poor
hu:poor
ja:poor
nds:poor
pt:poor
simple:poor
sr:poor
fi:poor
ta:poor
te:poor
vi:poor
tr:poor
uk:poor
zh:poor

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