Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


[pis-poo r] /ˈpɪsˈpʊər/
adjective, Slang: Vulgar.
of extremely inferior or disappointing quality or rating.
Origin of piss-poor
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for piss poor


(slang) of a contemptibly low standard or quality; pathetic
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for piss poor

of very poor quality; thoroughly unsatisfactory or inadequate; also written pisspoor

Usage Note

slang's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for piss poor

piss poor

adjective phrase

  1. (also pea-poor) Of wretched quality; inferior; bad: outgrow its status as one of the many piss-poor modern dance groups playing college campuses/ I thought the tight ends were pea-poor (1946+)
  2. Penniless; in pauperdom: They're all born piss-poor (1957+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for piss

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for piss poor