street language


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  • street — streetless, adj. streetlike, adj. /street/, n. 1. a public thoroughfare, usually paved, in a village, town, or city, including the sidewalk or sidewalks. 2. such a thoroughfare together with adjacent buildings, lots, etc.: Houses, lawns, and… …   Universalium

  • street — [[t]strit[/t]] n. 1) a usu. paved public thoroughfare, as in a town or city, including sidewalks 2) such a thoroughfare together with adjacent property 3) the roadway of such a thoroughfare distinguished from the sidewalk 4) the inhabitants or… …   From formal English to slang

  • Street Scene (opera) — Street Scene is a Broadway musical or, more precisely, an American opera by Kurt Weill (music), Langston Hughes (lyrics), and Elmer Rice (book), based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same name by Rice. For his work on Street Scene ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Street children — is a term used to refer to children who live on the streets. They are deprived of family care and protection. Most children on the streets are between the ages of 10 and 14 years old, and their populace between different cities is varied.Street… …   Wikipedia

  • Street racing — is a form of unsanctioned and illegal auto racing which takes place on public roads. Street racing can either be spontaneous or well planned and coordinated. Well coordinated races, in comparison, are planned in advance and often have people… …   Wikipedia

  • Street sign theft — occurs when street signs are stolen, often to be used as decorations, but also sometimes to avoid obeying the law by claiming later the sign was not there.Fact|date=January 2008 Although the theft often seems arbitrary, unusual or amusing signs… …   Wikipedia

  • Street fundraising — consists of various ways of asking for donations on behalf of a charity. Those asking for donations may be paid employees of the charity (or more commonly a private contractor working on behalf of the charity), or they may be volunteers. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Street Angel (1937 film) — Street Angel Zhou Xuan]]s Xiao Hong in Street Angel Directed by Yuan Muzhi Written by Yuan Muzhi …   Wikipedia

  • Street of Shadows (Star Wars novel) — Street of Shadows Author Michael Reaves Cover Artist Glen Orbik Country USA Language English Era Prequel …   Wikipedia

  • Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries — (STAR) was a transgender activist organization founded in 1970 by Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. It was the first political organization for transgender rights in the world. Marsha and Sylvia used to hustle the streets in order to keep… …   Wikipedia

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