Definition of worse off
1 : having less money and possessions : less wealthy He was worse off financially than he was before.
2 : in a worse position If you quit school, you will be worse off.
Word by Word Definitions
: comparative ofbador ofill
: of more inferior quality, value, or condition
: more unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful
: one that is worse
: comparative ofbadorbadlyor ofillorilly
: in a worse manner : to a worse extent or degree
: what is worse
: from a place or position
: away from land
: at a distance in space or time
: used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: office; officer; official
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