Crossword clues for guttersnipe
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Guttersnipe \Gut"ter*snipe"\, n. (Slang)
A small poster, suitable for a curbstone.
A curbstone broker. [U. S.]
same as street Arab.
a person of low moral character.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 (cx derogatory English) A person who is from the lowest social or economic class. 2 (cx derogatory English) A street urchin. 3 (cx dated slang English) A small poster, suitable for a kerbstone. 4 (cx dated slang US English) A kerbstone broker.
n. a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas [syn: street urchin]
Usage examples of "guttersnipe".
She saved those poor little guttersnipes from the German bombs all the same, whether she did it out of Christian charity or because it went with the image of lady of the manor.