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1. poor

adjective. ['ˈpuːr'] deserving or inciting pity.

Synonyms

  • unfortunate
  • hapless
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • wretched
  • piteous
  • pathetic
  • misfortunate

Antonyms

  • expected
  • fat
  • low
  • unconstricted

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Poor Boy

  • underemploy
  • unemploy
  • redeploy
  • flournoy
  • destroy
  • quemoy
  • mcvoy
  • mcroy
  • mccloy
  • lacroix
  • illinois
  • employ
  • deploy
  • bolshoi
  • sgroi
  • savoy
  • polloi
  • mckoy
  • mccoy
  • malloy
  • lavoy
  • lafoy
  • laboy
  • enjoy
  • elroy
  • dejoy
  • decoy
  • deboy
  • alroy
  • troy

2. poor

adjective. ['ˈpuːr'] having little money or few possessions.

Synonyms

  • indigent
  • stony-broke
  • unprovided for
  • moneyless
  • pinched
  • underprivileged
  • bust
  • needy
  • destitute
  • impecunious
  • broke
  • skint
  • financial condition
  • penniless
  • stone-broke
  • penurious
  • impoverished
  • poverty-stricken
  • in straitened circumstances
  • necessitous

Antonyms

  • rich
  • success
  • defend
  • undemanding

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. poor

adjective. ['ˈpuːr'] characterized by or indicating poverty.

Synonyms

  • beggarly
  • slummy

Antonyms

  • tight money
  • solvency
  • insolvency

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. poor

adjective. ['ˈpuːr'] unsatisfactory.

Antonyms

  • repair

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. poor

adjective. ['ˈpuːr'] lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances.

Antonyms

  • existent

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. poor

noun. ['ˈpuːr'] people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group).

Synonyms

  • people
  • needy
  • homeless

Antonyms

  • rich
  • preserved
  • ample
  • estimable

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. poor

adjective. ['ˈpuːr'] not sufficient to meet a need.

Synonyms

  • short
  • inadequate
  • insufficient

Antonyms

  • wealth
  • easy money
  • poverty
  • generous

Etymology

  • povre (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. boy

noun. ['ˈbɔɪ'] a youthful male person.

Synonyms

  • sonny
  • schoolboy
  • Scout
  • male
  • cub
  • bat boy
  • ball boy
  • altar boy
  • male child
  • Fauntleroy
  • lad
  • ploughboy
  • sonny boy
  • shop boy
  • male person
  • catamite
  • farm boy
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy
  • plowboy

Antonyms

  • female
  • female child
  • juvenile
  • draftee

Etymology

  • boy (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. boy

noun. ['ˈbɔɪ'] a friendly informal reference to a grown man.

Synonyms

  • broth of a man
  • adult male
  • broth of a boy
  • one of the boys

Antonyms

  • male child
  • feminine
  • androgynous
  • parent

Etymology

  • boy (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. boy

noun. ['ˈbɔɪ'] a male human offspring.

Synonyms

  • Jr
  • son
  • Junior
  • mama's boy
  • mamma's boy
  • Jnr
  • mother's boy
  • male offspring

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • daughter
  • volunteer
  • civilian

Etymology

  • boy (Middle English (1100-1500))
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