Definition of POOR

noun : POOR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance" ;

Adjective : POOR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret" ;

  • 3. (

    ) characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town" ;

  • 4. (

    ) lacking in quality or substances; "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value"; "the food in the cafeteria was of poor quality" ;

  • 5. (

    ) of insufficient quantity to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"; "the jejune diets of the very poor" ;

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