poor man's

Definition of poor man's

  1. 1 —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

  2. 2 —used to refer to something that is like something else but not as expensive Pewter is the poor man's silver.

Word by Word Definitions

poorplay
  1. :  lacking material possessions

    :  of, relating to, or characterized by poverty

    :  less than adequate :  meager

  1. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual


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