Definition for Poor (-er, -est)

poor (-er, -est), n. [see poor, adj.] (webplay: day, house, little, night).

  1. Pauper; person who has very little; [fig.] spiritually bereft; emotionally deprived; lacking worth as a person.
  2. Beggar; homeless wanderer; needy individual; destitute person; less fortunate people; those lacking shelter.
  3. Economically disadvantaged people; those with the lowest income; ones who have the least money, goods, property, etc.
  4. Least known people; less esteemed folks; little known ones.

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