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noun as in person who is poor, tattered


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"The 'ragamuffin' always speaks of his enemies with courtesy, and the filibusters love their leader," was her pointed rejoinder.

The giant looked contemptuously at the tailor, and said: 'You ragamuffin!

It is true that his father did give him a good lesson when he called the little son of the charcoal-man a ragamuffin.

The ragamuffin sat perched upon the broad shoulder and peered down at the lady with eyes of cerulean blue.

"You'll not be thinking of heeding that ragamuffin boy," he ventured.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ragamuffin, such as: beggar, bum, gamin, guttersnipe, hobo, and loafer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.