urchin

Part of speech: noun

A hedgehog.

Part of speech:

A sea urchin.

Part of speech: noun

A mischievous boy.

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Usage examples "urchin":

  1. His fingers moved restlessly, like a street- urchin surveying an automobile and longing to blow its horn. - "Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane", Roy Rockwood.
  2. It looks as if covered all over with great thorns, and a baby sea- urchin looks as if it was all ready to burst, it is so thick and round. - "Lord Dolphin", Harriet A. Cheever.
  3. Half- way there an excited little urchin came rushing up, pulling off his cap. - "The Varmint", Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger.