Definition Of poorly


in a way or at a level that is considered inadequate.

schools that were performing poorly


she looked poorly

Example Of poorly

  • A few have nets, but most are forced to try to make some money as poorly paid day labourers.

  • A year ago I was in a poorly state, and my heart was protesting in the only way it knows.

  • Adult winner Lisa Sainsbury said her tale about the unique allure of food was based on her poorly grandmother.

  • Another poorly performing area is the southeast of England, which has the highest rate of dog and cat heart disease.

  • At present, very poorly children are cared for in two small rooms with limited equipment.

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