- persons whose home is in the streets of a city; the homeless.
- people who make their living in the streets, especially of large cities, as vendors or performers.
- the people of a neighborhood, especially a crowded big-city neighborhood or ghetto, who frequent the streets of their area.
Origin of street people
First recorded in 1965–70
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Related Words for street peoplebeggar, bum, derelict, down-and-out, drifter, hobo, tramp, vagabond, vagrant, wino
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Historical Examples of street people
Uncle, didn't you see at the Centennial some funny little figures representing all sorts of London street-people?