Examples from the Web for poorish
Without more or less of this knowledge, a lady, even the wife of a peer, is but a poorish thing.Advice to Young Men|William Cobbett
“Poorish wheat hereabouts,” says the driver, as he points to the pale green fields.A Month in Yorkshire|Walter White
I knaws weal enough that they was noat feade on nothin' at oll, which meakes them loak so poorish!
In private ones twenty-five per cent, at least; most of them poorish.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
It was, in fact, a poorish match and the young couple were dependent more or less on Wardle.Pickwickian Studies|Percy Fitzgerald