poor devil

idiom

informal
used to refer to someone or something in a way that shows sympathy
The poor devil broke his leg on the first day of his skiing vacation.

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poor devil

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“Poor devil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poor%20devil. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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