Definitions for ragamuffinˈræg əˌmʌf ɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rag•a•muf•finˈræg əˌmʌf ɪn(n.)

  1. a child in ragged, ill-fitting, dirty clothes.

  2. a ragged, disreputable person.

Origin of ragamuffin:

1350–1400; ME Ragamoffyn, name of a demon in the poem Piers Plowman

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

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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ragamuffin(noun)

a ragged, dirty person, especially a child.

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