poor man's


used to refer to someone (such as a performer) who is like another person in some ways but not as talented or successful
a young actor who is said to be the poor man's James Dean
used to refer to something that is like something else but not as expensive
Pewter is the poor man's silver.

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“Poor man's.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poor%20man%27s. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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