What does the word ragamuffin mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Grimm Brothers
  3. Ragamuffin street- boys ran yelping round. – The Aspirations of Jean Servien by Anatole France