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guttersnipe

noun gut·ter·snipe \ˈgə-tər-ˌsnīp\

Definition of GUTTERSNIPE

1
:  a homeless vagabond and especially an outcast boy or girl in the streets of a city
2
:  a person of the lowest moral or economic station
gut·ter·snip·ish \-ˌsnī-pish\ adjective

First Known Use of GUTTERSNIPE

circa 1869

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