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dirt poor

noun
1.
lacking nearly all material means or resources for living.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for dirt-poor

dirt-poor

adjective
1.
(mainly US) extremely poor
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Contemporary definitions for dirt-poor
adverb, adjective
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