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Ragamuffin

Updated: 3 days ago

Pronunciation: [ rag-uh-muhf-in ]


Definition: noun

a person, typically a child, in ragged, dirty clothes

Origin: 1350; English

Etymology: probably based on rag, with a fanciful suffix


Usage:

Synonyms:

  • tatterdemalion

  • waif

  • urchin

  • guttersnipe

  • beggar

  • bum

  • vagabond

Antonyms:

  • Sophisticate

Example: Don't even think about bothering that ragamuffin boy.

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