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Meaning of GAMIN

Pronunciation:  'gamin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a homeless child who has been abandoned and roams the streets
 

GAMIN is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: street arab, throwaway
 
 See Also: guttersnipe, street urchin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gam"in\, n. [F.]
A neglected and untrained city boy; a young street Arab.

      In Japan, the gamins run after you, and say, 'Look at
      the Chinaman.'                           --L. Oliphant.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Arab, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, brat, bum, bummer, dogie, elf, enfant terrible, gamine, guttersnipe, hobo, holy terror, homeless waif, idler, imp, JD, juvenile delinquent, landloper, lazzarone, little monkey, loafer, losel, minx, monkey, mudlark, piker, puck, punk, punk kid, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, rounder, ski bum, spoiled brat, stiff, stray, street Arab, street urchin, sundowner, surf bum, swagman, swagsman, tatterdemalion, tennis bum, tramp, turnpiker, urchin, vag, vagabond, vagrant, waif, waifs and strays, wastrel, whippersnapper
 

 

 

 

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