ragamuffin

Part of speech: noun

A worthless or ragged fellow.

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Usage examples "ragamuffin":

  1. At the sound of the click it made, the little street ragamuffin, who stood near, peeping through the fence, looked up. - "Balcony Stories", Grace E. King.
  2. On this the giant said to him, " Go, little ragamuffin, and fetch me a jug of water." - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
  3. Ragamuffin street- boys ran yelping round. - "The Aspirations of Jean Servien", Anatole France.