Definition of poor man's
- a young actor who is said to be the poor man's James Dean
- Pewter is the poor man's silver.
: lacking material possessions
: of, relating to, or characterized by poverty
: less than adequate : meager
: an individual human
: a man belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)
: to supply with people (as for service)
: to station members of a ship's crew at
: to serve in the force or complement of
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