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Noun: poor boy
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    - bomber [US], grinder [US], hero [N. Amer], hero sandwich [N. Amer], hoagie [N. Amer], hoagy [N. Amer], Cuban sandwich [N. Amer], Italian sandwich [N. Amer], sub [N. Amer], submarine [N. Amer], submarine sandwich [N. Amer], torpedo [US], wedge [US], zep [N. Amer]

Derived forms: poor boys

Type of: sandwich

Encyclopedia: Poor boy