WONDER #1511: What Is a Ragamuffin?

Question 1 of 3

Which word is usually used to describe a child who is dirty and unkempt with tattered or ragged clothing?

  1. ragamuffin
  2. angel
  3. player
  4. kingpin

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following words is NOT a synonym for ragamuffin?

  1. hobo
  2. vagabond
  3. tatterdemalion
  4. starlet

Question 3 of 3

Ragamuffin dates back to the late 14th century when it was probably first used to describe what?

  1. angel
  2. shopkeeper
  3. devil
  4. dancer

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