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Definition 1: a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned - [noun denoting person]

Samples where waif or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • street children beg or steal in order to survive

Synonyms for waif in the sense of this definition

(waif is a kind of ...) a young person of either sex

"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

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