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Synonyms for waif

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a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned

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And an increasing number of pro-anorexia websites whose members worship 'thinspiration' images of waifish celebrities have promoted eating disorders as a lifestyle choice.
Fine, as long as they keep the Bond girls coming (for the ladies who like lipstick lesbians, this time it's the waifish Eva Green) and a new Bond (for the men who don't mind going undercover).
With Natalie's delicate waifish beauty, she wears a buzz cut well.
Work on that fielding," or "Don't always swing for the fence," Ian heard him say to a couple of waifish ten-year-olds, who grabbed their souvenirs from Ruth with awkward words of thanks and hurried away to tell the tale to their friends.
Director John Polson treats the waifish Fanning as a running sight gag, using her gaunt features and unblinking saucer-shaped eyes as the film's primary punch line, apparently not caring that the camp value deflates whatever suspense he might be trying to build.
But now that obesity is within the financial reach of the average Briton, waifish appearances are now celebrated.
Overall for looking healthy and fit I think Halle Berry looks really good without looking too waifish.
It's not just page after page of waifish models that gnaw at women's confidence.
All this makes them sound like some kind of hard-rock Hanson, but listening to the waifish blond frontman speak, you realise there is a much darker side to the dreams of teenage pop stardom.
It was not difficult at all, really, to place my health, safety and aesthetic future literally into the hands of this thin, waifish, tattooed, pierced person barely past boyhood.
But despite treating the crowd with disdain the waifish singer's nasal tones, grungy psychotic riffs and power chords create a distinctly lo-fi Pacific northwest feel that I can only welcome - definitely one to watch.
The wild-haired actor revealed in his new book 'Booky Wook 2', that he hooked up with the waifish catwalk queen after a mutual friend said Moss liked his jokes.
Despite last year's controversial headlines and her chaotic romance with rock bad boy Pete Doherty, the waifish supermodel's earning are at an all-time high, having raked in more than E6million last year.
In Sirens, 2006, three big-eyed, waifish nudes are enwombed by rococo swirls of graphite; one siren pushes against Hammerlein's marks with the palm of her hand, as if to see whether they will give.