[poo r-ee] /ˈpʊər i/
noun, plural pooris.
a light, round, unleavened wheat bread of India, usually deep-fried.
[poo r-ish] /ˈpʊər ɪʃ/ adjective 1. somewhat ; rather .
noun, Coastal Georgia, South Carolina, and the Bahamas. 1. a heron.
[poo r-lee] /ˈpʊər li/ adverb 1. in a poor manner or way: The team played poorly. adjective 2. in poor health; somewhat ill: I hear she’s been poorly. /ˈpʊəlɪ; ˈpɔː-/ adverb 1. in a poor way or manner; badly adjective 2. (usually postpositive) (informal) in poor health; rather ill: she’s poorly today adv. early 13c., […]
noun 1. a law or system of laws providing for the relief or support of the poor at public expense. noun 1. (English history) a law providing for the relief or support of the poor from public, esp parish, funds