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ragamuffin

noun rag·a·muf·fin \ˈra-gə-ˌmə-fən\

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

Full Definition of RAGAMUFFIN

:  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

noun rag·a·muf·fin \ˈra-gə-ˌmə-fən\

Definition of RAGAMUFFIN for Kids

:  a poorly clothed and often dirty child

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