Bedeutung von “poor” im Essential American English Dictionary


adjective us /pʊər/

A1 having little money:

He comes from a very poor family.
Modern fertilizers are too expensive for poorer countries to afford.
housing for the poor

A2 used to show that you are sad for someone:

That cold sounds terrible, you poor thing!

of bad quality:

It was a poor performance.
Last year’s test scores were poor.
a poor harvest
The meeting went smoothly, but attendance was poor (= not many people came).

not having much skill at a particular activity:

Sam is a poor swimmer.

(Definition von “poor” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)