- With little or no possessions or money.
- To be pitied.
Etymology: From poure (French: pauvre), from pauper.
- Oh you poor little thing.
- Of low quality.
- That was a poor performance.
- (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
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