1. Grow up poor. (Urban slang, probably from Southern slang.)
"Trouble Man," by Marvin Gaye
"I come up hard, baby,
But now I`m cool.
I didn` make it, sugah,
Playin' by the rules."

"The Search for Meaning: Americans Talk About What They Believe and Why," by Phillip L. Berman
"Hell, we come up hard . . . We were so damn poor you had to work to feed your stomeach instead of goin' to school."
by T. Cool April 28, 2013

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×