Definitions for vagabondˈvæg əˌbɒnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vag•a•bondˈvæg 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.

  6. (n.)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.

Origin of vagabond:

1400–50; < LL vagābundus < L vagā(rī) to wander +-bundus adj. suffix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vagabond(noun)

    anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place

    "pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea"

  2. vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond(adj)

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

  3. rootless, vagabond(adj)

    wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community

    "led a vagabond life"; "a rootless wanderer"

  4. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant(verb)

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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

  5. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. vagabond(Noun)

    A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.

  2. vagabond(Noun)

    A bum, a hobo, a tramp, a homeless person, a rogue, a ne'er-do-well.

  3. vagabond(Verb)

    To roam, as a vagabond

  4. Origin: vagabundus, from vagari, ‘wander’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vagabond(adj)

    moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering

  2. Vagabond(adj)

    floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro

  3. Vagabond(adj)

    being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious

  4. Vagabond(noun)

    one who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a tramp; hence, a worthless person; a rascal

  5. Vagabond(verb)

    to play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll

Freebase

  1. Vagabond

    Vagabond is an ongoing manga by Takehiko Inoue, portraying a fictionalized account of Miyamoto Musashi's life. The manga has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen Weekly Morning magazine since 1998 in Japan, with translations to English by VIZ Media. As of April 2013, 35 tankōbon volumes have been published in Japan, and 34 of them have been translated into English in the United States. Vagabond has, to this date, sold more than 22 million copies throughout the world.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

vagabond(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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