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VAGRANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vagrant mean? 

VAGRANT (noun)
  The noun VAGRANT has 1 sense:

1. a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

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


VAGRANT (adjective)
  The adjective VAGRANT has 1 sense:

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

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


 Dictionary entry details 


VAGRANT (noun)


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Meaning:

A wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

drifter; vagrant; vagabond; floater

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

have-not; poor person (a person with few or no possessions)

bird of passage; roamer; rover; wanderer (someone who leads a wandering unsettled life)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "vagrant"):

beachcomber (a vagrant living on a beach)

sundowner (a tramp who habitually arrives at sundown)

bum; hobo; tramp (a disreputable vagrant)


VAGRANT (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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