Definición de poorly en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈpɔːli/


1In a way that is unsatisfactory or inadequate: schools that were performing poorly [as submodifier]: a poorly attended church
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Government intervention has been in the form of a law that is inadequate and poorly implemented.
  • It was that beauty the great poets dream about but describe most poorly and inadequately.
  • Many Irish companies communicate poorly and give inadequate feedback to employees.
2With insufficient money: he lived as poorly as his peasant parishioners
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yes, these jobs provide work and money but they are poorly paid and usually short term.
  • A few have nets, but most are forced to try to make some money as poorly paid day labourers.
  • She is angry not that he lives poorly, but that he has given up after she has given him everything.


chiefly British
Unwell: she looked poorly
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I didn't manage too many lengths today but I haven't been for 2 weeks since being poorly sick.
  • Zoe Bird, 26, was forced to walk for an hour to reach her home with poorly toddler son Ryan after they were forced to leave the car.
  • Jakey on the other hand is poorly due to having an injection.
ill, unwell, indisposed, ailing, not (very) well, not oneself, not in good shape, out of sorts, not up to par, under/below par, peaky, liverish;
sick, queasy, nauseous;
British  off, off colour
informal under the weather, not up to snuff, funny, peculiar, crummy, lousy, rough
British informal ropy, grotty
Scottish informal wabbit
Australian/New Zealand informal crook
vulgar slang crappy
dated queer, seedy

Palabras que riman con poorly

Bengali, Cawley, crawly, creepy-crawly, Macaulay, Morley, Nepali, rawly, scrawly, squally

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