Definitions for gaminˈgæm ɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gam•inˈgæm ɪn(n.)

  1. a neglected boy left to run about the streets; street urchin.

  2. Ref: gamine (def. 2). 2

Origin of gamin:

1830–40; < F

Princeton's WordNet

  1. street arab, gamin, throwaway(noun)

    (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets


  1. gamin(Noun)

    A street urchin; a homeless boy.

  2. Origin: From gamin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gamin(noun)

    a neglected and untrained city boy; a young street Arab


  1. Gamin

    Gamin is a monitoring system for files and directories that independently implements a subset of FAM, the File Alteration Monitor. Running as a service, it allows for the detection of modifications to a file or directory. gam_server functions as a daemon for Gamin.

Translations for gamin

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a mischievous, usually dirty or ragged, child, especially a boy

He was chased by a crowd of urchins.

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