streetworker

[ street-wur-ker ]
/ ˈstritˌwɜr kər /

noun

a social worker who works with youths of a neighborhood.

Nearby words

  1. streetology,
  2. streetscape,
  3. streetwalker,
  4. streetwear,
  5. streetwise,
  6. strega,
  7. streicher,
  8. streisand,
  9. strelitzia,
  10. strength

Origin of streetworker

First recorded in 1960–65; street + worker

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