(Aus.) impoverished, poor.
|Kidspeak 164: povo (1) adj financially poor. Possibly from Italian: povero = poor.|
|Wotoni (Canberra) 1 Oct. 13/2: And where, you may ask, do they go to get off their povvo faces?|
|Town 20: Dad reckons we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to sport. He says that when he was a kid they had hardly any options at all, because he went to a povvo school .|
|news.com.au 27 Aug. [Internet] Of course, cooking your own grub is the perfect Povvo solution, but it’s not easy in the back of a car.|