Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
people who have little money and few possessions
someone who is very poor and lives by asking people for money or food
people who are poor and have no social advantages
someone who works on another person’s farm or on their own small farm. This word is used mainly about people in poor countries or people in history
the people in a society who do not have much money or property
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a 'U'-shaped piece of metal fitted on the side of a boat to hold an oar in position
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of people who are poor from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.