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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unskilled person who picks up rags from trash cans and public dumps as a means of livelihood.

Usage examples (34)
  • Possible death mask of Shakespeare found in ragpicker’s shop.
  • The ragpicker's basket is the hyphen between rags and paper, and the ragpicker is the hyphen between the beggar and the philosopher.
  • These things cannot be said for the ragpicker of Paris.
  • With the shirt and comb, she looked like a ragpicker of all nations. for more
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