Poor-relation sentence example

poor-relation
  • Political geography has been too often looked on from both sides as a mere summary of guide-book knowledge, useful in the schoolroom, a poor relation of physical geography that it was rarely necessary to recognize.
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  • Abigail Hill, Mrs Masham, a cousin of the duchess of Marlborough, had been introduced by the latter as a poor relation into Anne's service, while still princess of Denmark.
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  • Hundred Reasons In recent years, British metal has, like British hip-hop, been the poor relation of its American cousin.
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