street Arab

  • 1Street Arab — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …

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  • 2Street Arab — Arab Ar ab (?; 277), n. [Prob. ultimately fr. Heb. arabah a desert, the name employed, in the Old Testament, to denote the valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea. Ar. Arab, Heb. arabi, arbi, arbim: cf. F. Arabe, L. Arabs, Gr. ?.] One of a swarthy race …

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  • 3street Arab — n. a homeless or neglected child left to roam the streets; gamin: also street urchin …

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  • 4street arab — (sometimes offensive) a person, esp. a child, who lives a homeless, vagabond life on the streets; urchin. Also, street Arab. [1860 65] * * * …

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  • 5street Arab — street kid, child that grew up on the streets without any supervision …

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  • 6street Arab — street′ Ar ab (or ar ab) n. usage: This term, though not used as a deliberate slur, is sometimes perceived as insulting because of its reference to the nomadic Arabs. cvb off Sometimes Offensive. urchin; gamin • Etymology: 1860–65 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7street Arab — Synonyms and related words: Arab, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, bum, bummer, dogie, gamin, gamine, guttersnipe, hobo, homeless waif, idler, landloper, lazzarone, loafer, losel, mudlark, piker, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, rounder, ski bum …

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  • 8street Arab — noun A homeless child who roams the streets, usually begging for handouts; a street urchin. ‘Its the Baker Street division of the detective police force,’ said my companion, gravely; and as he spoke there rushed into the room half a dozen of the… …

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  • 9street Arab — /ˈstrit ærəb/ (say street aruhb) noun Obsolescent → street urchin …

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  • 10street arab — noun (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets • Syn: ↑gamin, ↑throwaway • Usage Domain: ↑disparagement, ↑depreciation, ↑derogation • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 11street Arab — noun archaic a raggedly dressed homeless child wandering the streets …

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  • 12Street — (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or road; a public… …

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  • 13Street broker — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …

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  • 14Street door — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …

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  • 15street person — Street Street (str[=e]t), n. [OE. strete, AS. str[=ae]t, fr. L. strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to E. strew. See {Strew}, and cf. {Stratum}, {Stray}, v. & a.] 1. Originally, a paved way or… …

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  • 16Arab — Ar ab (?; 277), n. [Prob. ultimately fr. Heb. arabah a desert, the name employed, in the Old Testament, to denote the valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea. Ar. Arab, Heb. arabi, arbi, arbim: cf. F. Arabe, L. Arabs, Gr. ?.] One of a swarthy race… …

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  • 17Street children — is a term used to refer to children who live on the streets. They are deprived of family care and protection. Most children on the streets are between the ages of 10 and 14 years old, and their populace between different cities is varied.Street… …

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  • 18Arab — Arab, Arabian, Arabic 1. These three terms refer to different aspects of Arabia and its people: Arab means a member of the Semitic people now inhabiting large parts of the Middle East and North Africa, and is also used as a quasi adjective before …

    Modern English usage

  • 19Arab — Arab1 [ar′əb, er′əb] [ME Arabes (pl.) < L Arabes, Arabs, an Arab < Gr Araps, pl. Arabes < Ar ʼarab] n. 1. a person born or living in Arabia 2. a member of a Semitic people originating in Arabia but now widely scattered throughout… …

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  • 20Street child — Afghan street boy smiles for the camera in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan (June 2003). A street child is a child who lives on the streets of a city, deprived of family care and protection. Most children on the streets are between the ages of about 5 …

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