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English definition of “poxy”

poxy

adjective uk   /ˈpɒk.si/ us    /ˈpɑːk-/ UK informal
having little value, importance, or influence: She lives in a poxy little village in the middle of nowhere.Of little or less importance
(Definition of poxy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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