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synonyms for urchins

  • brat
  • cub
  • dickens
  • gamin
  • imp
  • punk
  • pup
  • ragamuffin
  • waif
  • juvenile delinquent
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How to use urchins in a sentence

At this the door flew open and a skinny woman appeared, her homespun frock pendent with tow-headed urchins.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Twenty little urchins stood grouped in silent observation; twenty little pairs of eyes stood wide open.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
Mupungun gayud ang mga tunuk sa tuyum, The spines of the sea urchins will surely be lodged in the skin if they prick you.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
The clam-beds had been stripped, the sea urchins were gone, and the fish had learned to keep away.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
They were ragged, pitiful, wistful urchins; lads with pinched faces, poor little snippets of girls.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
She swore at the urchins that ran by the side of the cart, and the more furious she grew the more provoking did they become.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
I was alone, standing with head uncovered, in the midst of a group of urchins, who were mocking my long face.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Some of the urchins paid no attention at all to me; others did hear me, but they laughed at me with brazen faces.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
A crowd of bright-eyed little urchins had slipped quietly into his lodge.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
And off he drove, envied of London urchins, as mortals would have envied a charioteer driving visibly for Olympus.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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