piss-poor

adjective
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Definition of piss-poor

slang, sometimes vulgar
: very bad : extremely poor

First Known Use of piss-poor

1946, in the meaning defined above

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piss-poor

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of piss-poor

US, informal + impolite : very bad : extremely poor

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