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street people

noun
1.
persons whose home is in the streets of a city; the homeless.
2.
people who make their living in the streets, especially of large cities, as vendors or performers.
3.
the people of a neighborhood, especially a crowded big-city neighborhood or ghetto, who frequent the streets of their area.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples from the web for street people
  • And you can arrange your miniature street people in your miniature town square without feeling sorry for them.
  • It's odd that in such a quiet society that you find such talkative street people.
  • Yuen noted that some of the street people are mentally ill who chose to live in the streets.
  • street people try to sell utterly unnecessary things.
Slang definitions & phrases for street people

street cred

noun phrase

Acceptability or popularity, especially among young people in urban areas: don't want to lose your street cred


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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