Words Like WAIF

We have put together a list of words that are similar to WAIF.

4 Alternative Words Similar to waif

1 Kid Noun      Synonym Words Like Kid
2 Minor Noun      Synonym Words Like Minor
3 Stray Noun      Synonym Words Like Stray
4 Tiddler Noun      Hypernym

10 definitions of waif

1 Goods found of which the owner is not known; originally, such goods as a pursued thief threw away to prevent being apprehended, which belonged to the king unless the owner made pursuit of the felon, took him, and brought him to justice.
2 Hence, anything found, or without an owner; that which comes along, as it were, by chance.
3 A wanderer; a castaway; a stray; a homeless child.
4 a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
5 A homeless person, especially a forsaken or orphaned child.
6 An abandoned young animal.
7 Something found and unclaimed, as an object cast up by the sea.
8 Nautical See waft.
9 Anything blown by the wind or drifted in by the ocean; a thing tossed abroad and abandoned; a stray or odd piece or article.
10 In law: Goods found of which the owner is not known.
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