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ˈgæm ɪngamin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. street arab, gamin, throwawaynoun

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


  1. gaminnoun

    A street urchin; a homeless boy.

  2. Etymology: From gamin.


  1. gamin

    A gamin is a street urchin or a homeless child, often depicted as a mischievous but likable youngster, especially a boy, who lives by his wits on the streets in a large city. The term is of French origin and can also refer to a child who is waiflike or petite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaminnoun

    a neglected and untrained city boy; a young street Arab

  2. Etymology: [F.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gamin

    gam′in, n. a street Arab, a precocious and mischievous imp of the pavement. [Fr.]

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  2. mangi

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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