Poor-boy meaning

pō'boi'
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.
noun
0
0
noun
0
0
Made of a knit fabric with wide vertical ribbing in the body and sleeves.
adjective
0
0
(US) Alternative spelling of poor boy.
noun
0
0
Used other than as an idiom: see poor,"Ž boy.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
(US) A submarine sandwich.
noun
0
0

Origin of poor-boy

  • Probably from French pour bois for a drink pourboire
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition