roamer


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roam

 (rōm)
v. roamed, roam·ing, roams
v.intr.
1. To move about without purpose or plan; wander. See Synonyms at wander.
2. To turn the attention from one subject to another with little clarity or coherence of thought: I could hear the speaker, but my thoughts were roaming.
3.
a. To move or pass over the body: His hands roamed over her body.
b. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner: Her eyes roamed around the room.
4. To use a cell phone network outside of a home service area as defined by a service plan.
v.tr.
1. To wander over or through: roamed the streets.
2. To be directed over or around (an area): Her gaze roamed the beach.
n.
The act or an instance of roaming.

[Middle English romen.]

roam′er n.

roamer

Grids constructed to common map scales used for determination of map coordinates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roamer - someone who leads a wandering unsettled liferoamer - someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
nomad - a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
drifter, vagrant, vagabond, floater - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
Translations
طَوّاف، جَوّال
-čkatulák
flækingur
aylak dolaşan kimsegezgin

roamer

[ˈrəʊməʳ] Nhombre m errante, andariego m; (= tramp) → vagabundo m

roamer

nVagabund(in) m(f); (= dog)Herumstreuner m; (= child)Stromer m (inf)

roam

(rəum) verb
to walk about without any fixed plan or purpose; to wander. He roamed from town to town; He roamed (over) the hills.
ˈroamer noun
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