people whose home is on the streets of a city; people who are unhoused or experiencing homelessness.
people who make their living on the streets, especially of large cities, as vendors or performers.
the people of a neighborhood, especially a poor and crowded big-city neighborhood, who frequent the streets of their area.
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How to use street people in a sentence
Then I tried to find my dorm room but got lost and wound up in a bad neighborhood, heckled by scary-looking street people who made fun of my mustache.Gene Weingarten: For a week I recorded my dreams. Here are my political prophecies. | Gene Weingarten | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
But, as the crinkled and upturned noses of the techie rich attest, the city has an abundance of street people.Clean Crack Pipes for All! San Francisco’s Final Social Justice Frontier | Michael Daly | January 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Amsterdam, alcoholic street people are doing public service work and getting paid each day, in part, with cans of beer.Why Everyone Should Copy Amsterdam’s Beer-for-Work Scheme | Nadette De Visser | January 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Those interred are a fraction of the 50,000 street people of Los Angeles, the largest population of homeless in the United States.
The cops and the smarter street people knew that Dubuque had lost part of his left ear in a leveraged buyout on University Avenue.
Going back to your regulatory capture idea, is Treasury too full of Wall street people?
As he passed along the street people paused to glance at him: he appeared so pale and scared.
In the street people were tobogganing in the fresh snow, and their clamour floated in at the window.The Darling and Other Stories | Anton Chekhov
It is estimated that Kent alone requires eighty thousand of the street people to pick her hops.The People of the Abyss | Jack London
All this looked suspicious to the man in the street people began to fear some terrible Popish plot.The Story of Mankind | Hendrik van Loon
Along the street people had begun to gather, with more of curiosity to see what might be seen than of apprehension.Nicanor - Teller of Tales | C. Bryson Taylor