follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

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 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