poor person

Definitions of poor person
  1. noun
    a person with few or no possessions
    synonyms: have-not
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    examples:
    Lazarus
    the diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar
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    poor white trash, white trash
    (slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished
    down-and-out
    a person who is destitute
    pauper
    a person who is very poor
    drifter, floater, vagabond, vagrant
    a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
    beachcomber
    a vagrant living on a beach
    beggar, mendicant
    a pauper who lives by begging
    derelict
    a person without a home, job, or property
    starveling
    someone who is starving (or being starved)
    sundowner
    a tramp who habitually arrives at sundown
    bum, hobo, tramp
    a disreputable vagrant
    type of:
    unfortunate, unfortunate person
    a person who suffers misfortune
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