from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To speak ill of.
- intransitive v. To claim poverty as an excuse or a defense: always poormouths when asked to donate to charity.
- n. An exaggerated assertion of poverty.
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- v. To pretend to be poor
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