follow Dictionary.com

7 Essential Words of Fall

poorish

[poo r-ish] /ˈpʊər ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
somewhat poor; rather poor.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; poor + -ish1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for poorish
  • The poorish majority will be grateful for any handout, the argument goes, and not notice how much tax they are paying.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for poorish

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for poorish

12
12
Scrabble Words With Friends