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waif

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  • nounlost or unclaimed person or thing
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Synonyms for waif

noun lost or unclaimed person or thing
  • castaway
  • dogie
  • drop
  • fetch
  • flotsam
  • foundling
  • jetsam
  • orphan
  • ragamuffin
  • stray
  • urchin
  • homeless one

More words related to waif

castaway

noun. shipwrecked person
  • derelict
  • leper
  • maroon
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • pariah
  • renegade
  • reprobate
  • shipwreck
  • waif

orphan

noun. child without parents
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