Definition of guttersnipe in English:

guttersnipe

noun

derogatory
  • A scruffy and badly behaved child who spends most of their time on the street.

    • ‘How many times do I have to respond to the ravings of guttersnipes?’
    urchin, street urchin, ragamuffin, waif, stray, outcast, orphan
    scarecrow
    gamin
    mudlark, scapegrace, street arab, wastrel, tatterdemalion
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Pronunciation

guttersnipe

/ˈɡʌtəsnʌɪp/