Definition of guttersnipe in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡədərˌsnīp/


A scruffy and badly behaved child who spends most of their time on the street.
Example sentences
  • I shall make a duchess of this draggle-tail guttersnipe.
  • You ruined my picture, you little guttersnipe.
  • It is time to pay another visit to the snivelling little guttersnipe.

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Syllabification: gut·ter·snipe

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