Definition of Poorlier

1. poorly [adj] - See also: poorly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poorlier

poor white
poor white trash
poorbox
poorboxes
poorboy
poorboys
poore
poorer
poorest
poorhouse
poorhouses
poori
pooris
poorish
poorism
poorlier (current term)
poorliest
poorliness
poorly
poorly(p)
poormouth
poormouthed
poormouthing
poormouths
poorness
poornesses
poort
poortith
poortiths
poorts

Literary usage of Poorlier

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1. Life and Writings of Frank Forester (Henry William Herbert.) by Henry William Herbert, Thomas Picton (1882)
"... and poorlier, 'till I warn't nothing much more nor skin and bone, when the month of March come round ; and the doctors they all swore that I'd got a ..."

2. Life and Writings of Frank Forester (Henry William Herbert.) by Henry William Herbert, Thomas Picton (1882)
"... and poorlier, 'till I warn't nothing much more nor skin and bone, when the month of March come round ; and the doctors they all swore that I'd got a ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1886)
"I might think poorlier of you than I've a right to, if I did. When a rose is held lower in the scale of natur' than a turnip, or the mastership in music is ..."

4. Richard to Minna Wagner: Letters to His First Wife by Richard Wagner (1909)
"For the rest, I conclude from your letter that you haven't got poorlier ; though it would have been more of a satisfaction if you had told me ..."

5. Delia Bacon: A Biographical Sketch by Theodore Bacon (1888)
"We are in our old way, except that my Wife is rather poorlier than in common Winters (which are always unkind to her), and that I myself am sunk deeper than ..."

6. From the Land of the Shamrock by Jane Barlow (1900)
"... and since his death had lived even poorlier as lodge-keeper of a derelict demesne on five shillings a week, eked out by knitting and poultry. ..."

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