adjective see poor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • poorish — ˈpu̇rish adjective Etymology: poor (I) + ish : rather poor the piano reproduction is poorish by contemporary standards Norman Cousins brought within the means of poorish educated people the pleasures of culture and of companionship Australasian …   Useful english dictionary

  • poorish — /poor ish/, adj. somewhat poor; rather poor. [1650 60; POOR + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • poorish — adjective reasonably poor, quite poor …   Wiktionary

  • poorish — poor·ish …   English syllables

  • poor — adjective Etymology: Middle English poure, from Anglo French povre, pore, from Latin pauper; akin to Latin paucus little and to Latin parere to give birth to, produce more at few, pare Date: 13th century 1. a. lacking material possessions b. of,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Atlante F.C. — Atlante Full name Club de Fútbol Atlante Nickname(s) Potros de Hierro (Iron Colts) Founded 1916 …   Wikipedia

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  • Fusṭāṭ ware — ▪ pottery       in Islāmic ceramics, style of pottery originating from al Fusṭāṭ (now part of Cairo), where, however, many deposits of imported ware have also been found. Its characteristic qualities are poorish white glaze and excellent lustre… …   Universalium

  • crumbling — Synonyms and related words: ablation, abrasion, atomization, attrition, beating, breakup, brecciation, coming apart, comminution, corrosion, cracking, crushing, decadent, decay, declining, decomposition, decrepit, degenerate, degradation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • decrepit — Synonyms and related words: aged, ancient, anile, antiquated, battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down, cast off, childish, childlike, crabbed, creaking, creaky, crippled, crumbling, damaged, debilitated, decayed, decaying, derelict …   Moby Thesaurus

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