dog-poor

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

very poor.

Nearby words

  1. dog-eat-dog,
  2. dog-end,
  3. dog-leg stair,
  4. dog-legged,
  5. dog-paddle,
  6. dog-roll,
  7. dog-sitter,
  8. dog-tired,
  9. dog-walker,
  10. dog-whistle

Origin of dog-poor

First recorded in 1885–90

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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