- guttersnipe (n.)
- also gutter-snipe, 1857, from gutter (n.) + snipe (n.); originally Wall Street slang for "streetcorner broker," attested later (1869) as "street urchin," also "one who gathers rags and paper from gutters." As a name for the common snipe, it dates from 1874 but is perhaps earlier.
- 1. She a canny guttersnipe, and the Hive seems a second skin for her.
- 她是个精明的流浪儿, 巢穴就像是她的第二层皮肤一样.
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