badly off - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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adjectivebadly off
comparativeworse off
superlativeworst off
  1. 1
    someone who is badly off does not have much money

    They were worse off now than when they started the business.

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  2. 2
    without enough of something you need
    badly off for:

    The kids were quite badly off for school clothes.

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