poorish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poor +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

poorish (not comparable)

  1. Reasonably poor, quite poor.
    • 1957, H. E. Bates, Sugar for the Horse
      She [Mrs. Rivers] went on to say something about still waters running deep and it was on the tip of my tongue to make a poorish pun about still Rivers running deep too []