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dog-poor

[dawg-poo r, dog-]
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adjective
  1. very poor.

Origin of dog-poor

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • Or no, I won't say that—because most of the time I was dog-poor—and this isn't the place for a poor man.

    The Market-Place

    Harold Frederic


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