Poor-boy Definition

pōboi
noun
A sandwich originating in New Orleans consisting of meat or seafood, such as roast beef or fried oysters, and often lettuce, tomatoes, and condiments, served on French bread.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
(US) Alternative spelling of poor boy.
Wiktionary

Used other than as an idiom: see poor,"Ž boy.

Wiktionary
(US) A submarine sandwich.
Wiktionary
Advertisement
adjective
Made of a knit fabric with wide vertical ribbing in the body and sleeves.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Poor-boy

Noun

Singular:
poor-boy
Plural:
poor-boys

Origin of Poor-boy

  • Probably from French pour bois for a drink pourboire

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to poor-boy using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

poor-boy