street person


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n street person someone who sleeps in any convenient place
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • street person a homeless person; a vagrant.
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In literature:

In the building across the street twelve persons were killed.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Yes, and if she's a decent person at all, she's not hanging about at street corners waiting for some diversion!
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
He does not only personate on the stage, but sometimes in the street, for he is masked still in the habit of a gentleman.
"Microcosmography" by John Earle
By and by he passed into a cross street, where there were fewer persons.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847." by Various
A person might not stand in front of that safe for a moment without being in full view from the street should any one happen to pass there.
"A Woman at Bay" by Nicholas Carter
They paraded through the streets, and were greeted by Emperor Ferdinand in person.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
A crowd collects in the street, of persons trying to find out what is the matter.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
Godwin Markham, money-lender, of Conduit Street, is the same person as Gabriel Chestermarke, banker, of Scarnham.
"The Chestermarke Instinct" by J. S. Fletcher
The pock-marked person opened the street door for him.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
The streets lay in the steady sun, filled with fatigued, hurrying persons.
"Beside Still Waters" by Arthur Christopher Benson

In news:

Caller says he saw 'tons of ammunition ' inside garage reported, caller, block, coast, nov, highway, circumstances, street, person, drive.
A fifth person was found dead across the street.
Crime in your Laguna Beach neighborhoods block , caller, street, laguna, vehicle, inside, coast, highway, circumstances, person.
NOPD seeking 'person of interest' in Bourbon Street strip club robbery-shooting.
NOPD is searching for April Harts, shown here in two photos, and identified as a person of interest that may have information regarding a robbery/shooting that took place at 411 Bourbon Street on November 12, 2012.
Charles Brewster , newly appointed supervisor for streets and water, personally reported to the Forestville Village Board on Tuesday.
One person has been injured in a shooting that occurred on West Broad Street Friday evening.
Prosecutors say a Georgia man was killed and another person was wounded when gunfire erupted on a northern New Jersey street this weekend.
Crime in your Laguna Beach neighborhoods block, caller , street, laguna, vehicle, inside, coast, highway, circumstances, person.
Two families have told Target 7 someone found their children's personal files on the street recently.
When police arrived at Mary and Ransom streets, they determined the person was dead.
Caller reports man for indecent exposure reported, block, caller, wearing, street, coast, highway, person, stole, circumstances.
One person was injured about 6:30 this morning when a pickup truck rolled over on Westminster Avenue at Walnut Street.
If you don't want to be screwed by Wall Street, there is something you can do to rein in the abuses of America's Financial Services industry--get the right person to oversee the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Jackson-Madison County Metro Narcotics Unit served a narcotics search warrant at 114-A First Street east Jackson which led to the arrest of two persons.

In science:

This representation describes the information content of the street network , in the sense that it represents the way a person navigates the city.
Random planar graphs and the London street network
As a personal anecdote: one of us (NL) recalls being about 8 years old and seeing city workers fixing a sidewalk approximately 100m down the street where he lived.
Physics Magic
The driver of the jaunting car was indicted for causing Gore‘s death, but was subsequently acquitted. The judge said ―There was no doubt about it, that any person crossing the streets of Dublin took his life in his hands‖ (6).
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness