from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A filthy or vile person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun informal A dirty, grimy, sleazy, or disreputable person
  • noun climbing A poor climber, alpinist, skier or other outdoorsman who lives cheaply, without normal employment, and with few amenities in order to spend as much time on their sport as possible. Used praisingly.


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