can you please define a word for a someone who comes from the small city to the big one just to make own life better? This person must be local citizen, but it keeps rude thinking, does not want to get a normal job and looking for an alternate ways to move on, like a marriage or little criminal actions, but with no violence. Russians call it "Limiter". How Americans do? Can't find out that.

  • Hi Solan, can you include a sample sentence with a fill-in-the-blank to show how this will be used? – livresque Mar 28 at 23:24
  • Hi! Yes, sure. I'm trying to translate a novel so I'm stuck with this word. “You arrived to Moscow to explore the city of opportunities? You do not want to work legally, run an open business, and you avoid the police for no reason? Then be the Limiter!” “You cannot be, say, a civil aviation pilot.” “Why? Even if I got skills?” “You’re the dirty Limiter, sorry.” “So what can I do?” “Nobody knows. Look for the streets gangs I guess. Or better keep youself close to us until we hire you.” “Hire on what?” “Hire on anything. Do you need the job man? Well don’t ask.” – Solan Mar 28 at 23:54
  • Limiter is, for example, someone who goes to Monaco to marry a montegasque and have its house and all the local rights. – Solan Mar 28 at 23:54
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    lowlife, grifter – KannE Mar 29 at 0:42
  • Oh, lowlife(r) looks fit, thank you! – Solan Mar 29 at 0:49

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