Nouns (4)
n. words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
street arab, throwaway, gamin
n. (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
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Adjectives (5)
adj. intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers"
thrown-away, throwaway, cast-off, discarded
adj. thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture"
Fuzzynyms (9)
n. an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
abandoned infant, foundling
n. a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
n. a young animal without a mother
tatterdemalion, ragamuffin
n. a dirty shabbily clothed urchin
n. poor and often mischievous city child
street child, waif
n. a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"
Synonyms (16)
adj. capable of being discarded or renounced or relinquished; "abdicable responsibilites"
de trop, superfluous, excessive
adj. "in retrospect the elaborate preparations seemed de trop"
outcast, friendless
adj. excluded from a society
outcaste, casteless
adj. not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society; "the foreigner was a casteless person"
adj. something or someone judged unacceptable; "rejected merchandise"
adj. not required or requested; "uncalled-for suggestions"
adj. not claimed or called for by an owner or assignee; "unclaimed luggage"
unsought, undesired
adj. not desired; "an undesired result"
unwished-for, unwished, unwelcome
adj. not welcome; "unwelcome publicity"
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