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dirt poor

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  1. lacking nearly all material means or resources for living.
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Origin of dirt poor

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for dirt poor

poor, underprivileged, poverty-stricken, penniless, disadvantaged, destitute, indigent, bankrupt, needy, broke, impoverished, meager, low, strapped, distressed, insolvent, exhausted, flat, down-and-out, scanty