Definitions for vagrantˈveɪ grənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

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

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

  2. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant(adj)

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vagrant(Noun)

    A person without a home or job.

  2. vagrant(Noun)

    A wanderer.

    Every morning before work, I see that poor vagrant around the neighborhood begging for food.

  3. vagrant(Noun)

    A bird found outside its speciesu2019 usual range.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vagrant(adj)

    moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic; unsettled

  2. Vagrant(adj)

    wandering from place to place without any settled habitation; as, a vagrant beggar

  3. Vagrant(noun)

    one who strolls from place to place; one who has no settled habitation; an idle wanderer; a sturdy beggar; an incorrigible rogue; a vagabond

  4. Origin: [Probably fr. OF. waucrant, wacrant, p. p. of waucrer, wacrer, walcrer, to wander (probably of Teutonic origin), but influenced by F. vagant, p. pr. of vaguer to stray, L. vagari. Cf. Vagary.]

Translations for vagrant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Landstreicher, LandstreicherinGerman
  • vagabond, vagabonde, erratiqueFrench
  • rásaíIrish
  • senza fissa dimora, barbone, vagabondo, viandante, girovagoItalian
  • 放浪者Japanese
  • zwerver, dwaalgast, vagebondDutch
  • reisendeNorwegian
  • бродяга, странница, бомж, скиталец, странникRussian

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