guttersnipe

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gut·ter·snipe

 (gŭt′ər-snīp′)
n.
1. A street urchin.
2. A person of the lowest class.

guttersnipe

(ˈɡʌtəˌsnaɪp)
n
1. a child who spends most of his time in the streets, esp in a slum area
2. a person regarded as having the behaviour, morals, etc, of one brought up in squalor
[C19: originally a name applied to the common snipe (the bird), then to a person who gathered refuse from gutters in city streets]
ˈgutterˌsnipish adj

gut•ter•snipe

(ˈgʌt ərˌsnaɪp)

n.
1. a person typical of the lowest or basest social group in a city.
2. a street urchin.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guttersnipe - a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas
gamine - a homeless girl who roams the streets
gamin, street arab, throwaway - (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
urchin - poor and often mischievous city child

guttersnipe

noun street urchin, waif, ragamuffin, mudlark (slang), gamin, street Arab (offensive) An elocution expert plucks a guttersnipe from Covent Garden market and teaches her to talk like a lady.
Translations

guttersnipe

[ˈgʌtəsnaɪp] Ngolfillo m

guttersnipe

[ˈgʌtəˌsnaɪp] nscugnizzo