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Meaning of GUTTERSNIPE

Pronunciation:  'gutur`snIp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas
 

GUTTERSNIPE is a 11 letter word that starts with G.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gut"ter*snipe"\, n. (Slang)
(a) A small poster, suitable for a curbstone.
(b) A curbstone broker. [U. S.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Arab, arriviste, Babbitt, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, boor, bounder, bourgeois, brat, bum, bummer, cad, churl, clown, dogie, epicier, gamin, gamine, groundling, hobo, homeless waif, hooligan, idler, ill-bred fellow, landloper, lazzarone, loafer, looby, losel, lout, low fellow, mucker, mudlark, nouveau riche, parvenu, peasant, Philistine, piker, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, ribald, rogue, rough, roughneck, rounder, rowdy, ruffian, ski bum, stiff, stray, street Arab, street urchin, sundowner, surf bum, swagman, swagsman, tatterdemalion, tennis bum, tramp, turnpiker, upstart, urchin, vag, vagabond, vagrant, vulgarian, vulgarist, waif, waifs and strays, wastrel, yokel
 

 

 

 

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