street people


: homeless people
spending time helping the street people find shelter for the night

Examples of street people in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Residents complain of filth, clogged plumbing, pest infestations and constant intrusions by street people who use drugs, set off fire alarms and sleep in hallways. Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times, 24 June 2023 Toward the end of the six-hour hearing, one man was escorted from the meeting by a police officer after two outbursts, demanding the soup kitchen be shut down for attracting street people who had no respect for the neighborhood. Susannah Bryan, Sun Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2023

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“Street people.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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