the main character in the humorous book TheDiary of a Nobody (1892). Mr Pooter is a very ordinary man, and he describes his daily life in the book. He is sometimes not sure about the socially correct way to behave, and he often makes mistakes that make him feel very embarrassed.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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