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adjective (poxier, poxiest)informal, chiefly British
Of poor quality; worthless: they’ve won one poxy trophy
More example sentences
- So I sat there for the whole exam staring miserably at this poxy exam paper and waiting for the first opportunity of escape.
- Our parents and, even worse, our grandparents - people who remained engaged for five or six years so they could save up enough to buy a whole house, not just the poxy five per cent deposit - must think we are insane.
- There was no option but to disassemble the poxy thing, stuff it back into it's box (needless to say they never go back in) and schlep back to Croydon.
Words that rhyme with poxyboxy, doxy, epoxy, foxy, moxie, proxy
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