Definition of poor/sad/sorry excuse for
- He's a sad excuse for a father.
- This is a poor excuse for a term paper.
- That pile of junk is a sorry excuse for a car!
: lacking material possessions
: of, relating to, or characterized by poverty
: less than adequate : meager
: affected with or expressive of grief or unhappiness : downcast
: causing or associated with grief or unhappiness : depressing
: regrettable, deplorable
: feeling sorrow, regret, or penitence
: mournful, sad
: inspiring sorrow, pity, scorn, or ridicule : pitiful
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