Definitions

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  • n. a beggar, pauper, rascal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A low fellow or scoundrel; a beggar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An indigent wretch; a beggar or scoundrel.

Etymologies

From Italian bisognoso ("poor") (Wiktionary)

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  • A low fellow or scoundrel.

    May 12, 2008