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Waif
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This clue has been rated as COMMON
We've rated Waif as COMMON because it has been seen regularly in the crossword puzzles we monitor.

6 November 2016
Last seen in: The Guardian Speedy

We found 6 answers for the crossword clue 'Waif', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Speedy.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Waif a popularity rating of 'Common' because it has featured in a number crossword publications.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Waif as an answer itself some 66 times.

Waif is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Speedy' on Sunday, 06 November 2016 with the answer being URCHIN, we also found URCHIN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

GAMIN
(sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets

STRAY
An animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)

6 Letters

URCHIN
Poor and often mischievous city child

9 Letters

FOUNDLING
A child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown

10 Letters

RAGAMUFFIN
A dirty shabbily clothed urchin

11 Letters

STREETCHILD
A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"

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