Pronunciation of Poor  

English Meaning

  1. Having little or no wealth and few or no possessions.
  2. Lacking in a specified resource or quality: an area poor in timber and coal; a diet poor in calcium.
  3. Not adequate in quality; inferior: a poor performance.
  4. Lacking in value; insufficient: poor wages.
  5. Lacking in quantity: poor attendance.
  6. Lacking fertility: poor soil.
  7. Undernourished; lean.
  8. Humble: a poor spirit.
  9. Eliciting or deserving pity; pitiable: couldn't rescue the poor fellow.
  10. People with little or no wealth and possessions considered as a group: The urban poor are in need of homes.


Tamil Meaning