dirt–poor

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adjective \ˈdərt-ˈpu̇r\

Definition of dirt–poor

  1. :  suffering extreme poverty

1937

First Known Use of dirt–poor

1937


DIRT–POOR Defined for English Language Learners

dirt–poor

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adjective \ˈdərt-ˈpu̇r\

Definition of dirt–poor for English Language Learners

  • : very poor : suffering extreme poverty

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