Translation of "poor" - English-Turkish dictionary

poor

adjective uk us /pɔːr/ US  /pʊr/
NO MONEY

A1 having very little money or few possessions

yoksul, fakir, fukara, zavallı
Most of these people are desperately poor.
Modern fertilizers are too expensive for poorer countries to afford.
housing for the poor
BAD

B2 of very low quality

kötü, fena, yetersiz, düşük kaliteli
poor health
Last year's exam results were poor.
a poor harvest
The meeting went smoothly but attendance was poor (= not many people came).
NO SKILL

B2 not having much skill at a particular activity

zayıf, yetersiz, kıt
She's always been poor at spelling.
SYMPATHY [ always before noun ]

A2 used to show sympathy for someone

zavallı, biçare
That cold sounds terrible, you poor thing.
be poor in sth

B2 If something is poor in a particular substance, it has very little of the substance.

zayıf/yetersiz/kıt olmak
Avoid foods which are high in calories but poor in nutrients.

(Translation of “poor” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)