[ dawg-poo r, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˈpʊər, ˈdɒg- /


very poor.

Origin of dog-poor

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dog-poor

  • 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