the vocation of a church worker, clergyman, or the like who frequents public places in an attempt to help runaways, prostitutes, or others on the margins of society.
noun, Slang. 1. walking-around money (def 2).
noun, Stock Exchange. 1. a broker who holds securities registered in his or her name instead of in the name of the customer, especially for convenience in executing transfers and in pledging for borrowing in margin accounts. 2. a familiar or slang name of a narcotic drug: “angel dust” is a street name for phencyclidine.
noun 1. knowledge of how to get along in an urban neighborhood; street smarts.
noun, British. 1. street cleaner.