Definition of dirt poor in English:

dirt poor

Syllabification: dirt poor

adjective

  • Extremely poor: dirt-poor villages
    More example sentences
    • We were not rich, for sure, but we were not poor either - at least not dirt poor.
    • But until relatively recent times, anybody who worked in farming, except landlords, were dirt poor and worked in abject poverty.
    • We were taken to villages where people were working on coffee plantations that weren't fair trade and these people were dirt poor.

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