poor mouth(redirected from poor-mouth)
Also found in: Financial, Idioms.
unjustified complaining, esp to excite sympathy: she always has the poor mouth .
informal to speak of disparagingly; decry
a plea or complaint of poverty, often as an excuse for not contributing to charities, paying bills, etc.
v. (-maʊθt, -maʊðd)
1. to plead or complain of poverty.v.t.
2. to disparage; bad-mouth.