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Meaning of GAMIN

Pronunciation:  'gamin

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a homeless child who has been abandoned and roams the streets

GAMIN is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: street arab, throwaway
 See Also: guttersnipe, street urchin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gam"in\, n. [F.]
A neglected and untrained city boy; a young street Arab.

      In Japan, the gamins run after you, and say, 'Look at
      the Chinaman.'                           --L. Oliphant.

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