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noun as in mischievous youngster

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So often enough, those urchins are buck-naked and streaming wet.

From little urchins who run about selling them at traffic signals.

She fears Billy is too enamored with the harbor's exotic cargo, foreign languages and gangs of urchins.

Their son François had just retrieved sea urchins from the floor of Mediterranean.

At this the door flew open and a skinny woman appeared, her homespun frock pendent with tow-headed urchins.

Twenty little urchins stood grouped in silent observation; twenty little pairs of eyes stood wide open.

Mupungun gayud ang mga tunuk sa tuyum, The spines of the sea urchins will surely be lodged in the skin if they prick you.

The clam-beds had been stripped, the sea urchins were gone, and the fish had learned to keep away.

They were ragged, pitiful, wistful urchins; lads with pinched faces, poor little snippets of girls.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to urchins, such as: ragamuffin, brat, punk, waif, imp, and cub.

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