street urchin


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Noun1.street urchin - 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
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street urchin

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References in classic literature ?
He rose to his feet, flung aside the straw pallet upon the street urchins, and fled.
The former street urchin is now a celebrated businessman in town and is promising to go out next year and strive to pay fees for less-fortunate students in the society.
Set in the Victorian era, the novel opens in Coxford's Corn Market where we follow the exploits of a fourteen-year-old boy Sin, a perpetually hungry orphan, street urchin and clever petty thief who is spotted and invited to join a secret school for spies and a Covert Operations Group (COG).
A street urchin, Aladdin dreams of winning the heart of the beautiful Princess Jasmine, though she is arranged to be married off.
But, for me, there are two stars of the show - Dom Hartley-Harris as the grieving Themba and Ruby Llewelyn as young spirited street urchin, Ianto, who he befriends.
Danny, a street urchin pickpocket from Edinburgh is in the wrong place at the wrong time and accidently becomes embroiled in the adventure.
The street urchin "dwarves" are particularly touching, living the harsh reality of homelessness while retaining an innate kindness.
An all-singing, all-dancing, fast and frenetic story whisks us to the kingdom of Agrabah where street urchin Aladdin scratches a living with his faithful pals and dreams of making his late mother proud.
child star Mark Lester starred as a lookalike prince and a street urchin who swap places in this period piece also featuring Oliver Reed and Raquel Welch.
In the sinister, labyrinthine London that greets her, she uncovers a hidden, supernatural city populated by unforgettable characters: a female rope walker turned vigilante, a street urchin with a deadly secret and the chilling Doctor Knife.
30pm A street urchin is granted three wishes when he releases a genie from a lamp.
99) provides Book Two of the story, which tells of a street urchin who has grown into the most powerful Mistborn in the land.