poor devil

Definition of poor devil

informal

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

poorplay
  1. :  lacking material possessions

    :  of, relating to, or characterized by poverty

    :  less than adequate :  meager

devilplay
  1. :  an evil spirit :  demon

    :  an extremely wicked person :  fiend

    :  a great evil

  1. :  to season highly

    :  tease, annoy


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