English version

poor boy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
poor boyˈpoor boy (also po' boy) /ˈpɔː bɔɪ/ noun [countable] American English  DFa sandwich made with a long bread roll – used especially in the southern US syn submarine sandwich
Examples from the Corpus
poor boyDavid Copperfield about a poor boy who is mistreated by people that was very sad.He was a poor boy from Scarborough, who went to Manchester.I try to convince myself that it's conditioning, the poor boy and his fears of success.The poor boy continued to fight with propriety in these fictions.The poor boy has been waiting, so patiently.
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