Is an Umbrella word for Ill. It could mean any illness. Used in England and maybe other uk countries.
*Ben and Tom at school*

Ben: Where's Matthew?
Tom: He's off poorly
by smeghead of Billingham March 05, 2009
'Poorly' is the sugar-coated way of saying you feel like shit!
Jack: Oh I sure feel 'poorly' today.
Joe: Yes.
by Mik Q July 10, 2008
ill, brilliant, wicked, sick, best meaning something that is better than other things of the same type.
pj: "i've got some sick new garms"
Pete: "any exclusives"
pj: "yeah i've got some bubbles that are proper poorly!"
by big pizzete September 12, 2007

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