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Definitionsvulgar, street person; a wretch.
Quote: Professor Henry Higgins (Leslie Howard) speaking of Eliza Doolittle (Wendy Hiller) in Pygmalion (1938): ' She's so deliciously low, so horribly dirty (...) I shall make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe.'
Usage: Feed the guttersnipe 'fore she faints and blows away.
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