The definition of poor is having little money or belongings, or lacking something.(adjective)
Poor is defined as people with little to no money or belongings.(noun)
An example of the poor is everyone who lives in poverty.
See poor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pore < OFr povre < L pauper, poor < IE base *pōu-, small > few, foal
See poor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective poor·er, poor·est
Origin: Middle English poure
Origin: , from Old French povre
Origin: , from Latin pauper; see pau-1 in Indo-European roots.
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