Hindi translation of 'poor'
poor /pʊə, pɔː पुअ, पॉ/
Word forms: poorer, poorest
1. adjective, plural noun
Someone who is poor has very little money and few possessions. The poor are people who are poor.
गरीब/गरीब व्यक्ति mn
He was one of thirteen children from a poor family.
He often talked about helping the poor.
A poor country or area is inhabited by people who are poor.
...children in a poor neighbourhood.
a poor country/nation/neighbourhood
a poor family/background
SET PHRASESrich and poor
SIMILAR WORDSimpoverished, deprived, poverty-stricken
OPPOSITESrich, affluent, wealthy, well-off
3. adjective before noun
You use poor to express sympathy for someone.
If you describe something as poor, you mean that it is of a low quality or standard.
The flat was in a poor state of repair.
घटिया तरीके से
खराब तरीके से
...poorly built blocks of flats.
If you describe an amount, rate, or number as poor, you mean that it is less than expected or less than is considered reasonable.
...poor wages and working conditions.
अपर्याप्त रूप से
The evening meetings were poorly attended.
You use poor to describe someone who is not very skilful in a particular activity.
He was a poor actor.
मामूली तरीके से
कमज़ोर तरीके से
Italy performed poorly in the match.
7. adjective after link verb
If something is poor in a particular quality or substance, it contains very little of the quality or substance.
Some foods are very rich in energy but poor in vitamins.
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Example Sentences Including 'poor'
The Kariens built poor copies that were vastly inferior to their Fardohnyan originals.TREASON KEEP (2001)
But our friend Napier wasn't a poor boy scrabbling in the gutter.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Even in his imagination, she had been a poor substitute for R'shiel.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'poor' in Other Languages
- Arabic: فَقِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: pobre
- Chinese: 贫穷的
- Croatian: siromašan siromašna
- Czech: chudý
- Danish: fattig
- Dutch: arm
- European Spanish: pobre
- Finnish: köyhä
- French: pauvre
- German: arm
- Greek: φτωχός φτωχή
- Italian: povero povera
- Japanese: 貧しい
- Korean: 가난한
- Norwegian: fattig
- Polish: biedny biedna
- Portuguese: pobre
- Romanian: sărac săracă, săraci, sărace
- Russian: бедный бедная
- Spanish: pobre
- Swedish: fattig fattigt
- Thai: ยากจน
- Turkish: yoksul
- Ukrainian: бідний
- Vietnamese: nghèo
Translation of poor from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary