Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: ragamuffin

Definition: dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes


Sentences Containing 'ragamuffin'

In 1987, Daddy Freddy and Asher D's "Ragamuffin Hip-Hop" became the first multinational single to feature the word "ragga" in its title.
The devil fetch ye, ye ragamuffin rapscallions; ye are all asleep.
The term "raggamuffin" is an intentional misspelling of "ragamuffin", a word that entered the Jamaican Patois lexicon after the British Empire colonized Jamaica in the 17th century.
Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: artless - without guile; open and honest
::: verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
::: mauve - pale purple
::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
::: immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
::: nutritious - providing nourishment
::: exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry