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vag·a·bond

 (văg′ə-bŏnd′)
n.
A person who moves from place to place without a permanent home and often without a regular means of support.
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a vagabond.
intr.v. vag·a·bond·ed, vag·a·bond·ing, vag·a·bonds
To wander or travel about, especially as a vagabond.

[Middle English vagabonde, from Old French vagabond, from Late Latin vagābundus, wandering, from Latin vagārī, to wander, from vagus, wandering.]

vag′a·bond′age n.
vag′a·bond′ism n.

vagabond

(ˈvæɡəˌbɒnd)
n
1. a person with no fixed home
2. an idle wandering beggar or thief
3. (modifier) of or like a vagabond; shiftless or idle
[C15: from Latin vagābundus wandering, from vagārī to roam, from vagus vague]
ˈvagaˌbondage n
ˈvagaˌbondish adj
ˈvagaˌbondism n

vag•a•bond

(ˈvæg əˌbɒnd)

adj.
1. wandering from place to place without any settled home; nomadic.
2. leading an unsettled or carefree life.
3. disreputable; worthless; shiftless.
4. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a vagabond.
5. having an uncertain or irregular course or direction: a vagabond voyage.
n.
6. a person who wanders from place to place; nomad.
7. an idle wanderer without a permanent home or visible means of support; tramp; vagrant.
8. a carefree, worthless, or irresponsible person; rogue.
[1400–50; < Late Latin vagābundus < Latin vagā(rī) to wander + -bundus adj. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vagabond - anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed placevagabond - anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place; "pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
2.vagabond - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of supportvagabond - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
beachcomber - a vagrant living on a beach
have-not, poor person - a person with few or no possessions
sundowner - a tramp who habitually arrives at sundown
hobo, tramp, bum - a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
bird of passage, roamer, rover, wanderer - someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
Verb1.vagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employmentvagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
maunder - wander aimlessly
gad, gallivant, jazz around - wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
drift, err, stray - wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
wander - go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
Adj.1.vagabond - wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or communityvagabond - wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community; "led a vagabond life"; "a rootless wanderer"
unsettled - not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"
2.vagabond - continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to anothervagabond - continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"
unsettled - not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"

vagabond

noun
1. tramp, bum (informal), drifter, vagrant, migrant, rolling stone, wanderer, beggar, outcast, rover, nomad, itinerant, down-and-out, hobo (U.S.), bag lady (chiefly U.S.), wayfarer, dosser (Brit. slang), knight of the road, person of no fixed address He had lived as a vagabond, begging for food.

vagabond

adjective
Leading the life of a person without a fixed domicile; moving from place to place:
Translations
مُتَشَرِّد، أفّاق
-čkatulák
vagabond
asunnotonirtolainenkulkuripummireissata
flækingur
放浪する放浪者流浪する
dīkdienisklaidonis

vagabond

[ˈvægəbɒnd]
A. ADJvagabundo
B. Nvagabundo/a m/f

vagabond

[ˈvægəbɒnd] n (old-fashioned)vagabond(e) m/f

vagabond

nVagabund m, → Landstreicher(in) m(f)
adjvagabundenhaft; personvagabundierend, umherziehend; thoughts(ab)schweifend; vagabond lifeVagabundenleben nt

vagabond

[ˈvægəˌbɒnd] nvagabondo/a, barbone/a

vagabond

(ˈvӕgəbond) noun
an old word for a person having no settled home, or roving from place to place, especially in an idle or disreputable manner. rogues and vagabonds.
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