Definitions for ragamuffinˈræg əˌmʌf ɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ragamuffin, tatterdemalion(noun)

    a dirty shabbily clothed urchin

Wiktionary

  1. ragamuffin(Noun)

    A dirty, shabbily-clothed child; an urchin.

  2. ragamuffin(Noun)

    (According to Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable): A muffin is a poor thing of a creature, a 'regular muff'; so that a ragamuffin is a sorry creature in rags.

  3. ragamuffin(Noun)

    A breed of domestic cat which is an off shoot from the Ragdoll.

  4. Ragamuffin(Noun)

    A domestic cat breed.

  5. Ragamuffin(Noun)

    A cat of this breed.

  6. Origin: From the Middle English Ragamuffyn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ragamuffin(noun)

    a paltry or disreputable fellow; a mean wretch

  2. Ragamuffin(noun)

    a person who wears ragged clothing

  3. Ragamuffin(noun)

    the long-tailed titmouse

  4. Origin: [Cf. Ragamofin, the name of a demon in some of the old mysteries.]

Freebase

  1. Ragamuffin

    The Ragamuffin is a breed of domestic cat, a variant of the Ragdoll, that first made its appearance in 1994. Ragamuffins are notable for their friendly personalities and thick, rabbitlike fur.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragamuffin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragamuffin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jacob Bronowski:

    It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.

  2. Jacob Bronowski:

    The University is a Mecca to which students come with something less than perfect faith. It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies they are not here to worship what is know, but to question it.

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