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poor

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1 lacking money or material possessions
  • Every year, we make up a basket of food at Thanksgiving for a poor family in the neighborhood.
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down on one's luck, out at elbows (or out at the elbows), out of pocket

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2 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation
  • land that is too poor for farming
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3 less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable
  • a poor crop because of the drought this year
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thin on the ground

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4 falling short of a standard
  • a pretty poor musician, even for a garage band
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below par (or under)

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