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urchin

noun [C] uk   /ˈɜː.tʃɪn/  us   /ˈɝː-/ old-fashioned or humorous
a small child, especially one who behaves badly and is dirty or untidily dressed: a street urchin
Translations of “urchin”
in Vietnamese thằng ranh con…
in Spanish pilluelo, golfillo…
in Thai เด็กซุกซน…
in Malaysian budak jalanan…
in French gamin…
in German der Bengel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指骯髒淘氣的)小孩…
in Indonesian anak nakal, berandal…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指肮脏淘气的)小孩…
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