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DRIFTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does drifting mean? 

DRIFTING (noun)
  The noun DRIFTING has 1 sense:

1. aimless wandering from place to place

  Familiarity information: DRIFTING used as a noun is very rare.


DRIFTING (adjective)
  The adjective DRIFTING has 1 sense:

1. continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

  Familiarity information: DRIFTING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRIFTING (noun)


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Meaning:

Aimless wandering from place to place

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("drifting" is a kind of...):

roving; vagabondage; wandering (travelling about without any clear destination)


DRIFTING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

Synonyms:

drifting; floating; vagrant; aimless; vagabond

Context examples:

a drifting double-dealer / the floating population / vagrant hippies of the sixties

Similar:

unsettled (not settled or established)


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