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ragamuffin

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noun rag·a·muf·fin \ˈra-gə-ˌmə-fən\

Simple Definition of ragamuffin

  • : a child who is dressed in rags and is usually dirty and poor

Full Definition of ragamuffin

  1. :  a ragged often disreputable person; especially :  a poorly clothed often dirty child

Origin of ragamuffin

Middle English Ragamuffyn, name for a ragged, oafish person


First Known Use: 1581

Rhymes with ragamuffin


RAGAMUFFIN Defined for Kids

ragamuffin

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noun rag·a·muf·fin \ˈra-gə-ˌmə-fən\

Definition of ragamuffin

  1. :  a poorly clothed and often dirty child




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