What does vagrant mean?

Definitions for vagrant
ˈveɪ grəntva·grant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabondadjective

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

  2. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrantadjective

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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

Wiktionary

  1. vagrantnoun

    A person without a home or job.

  2. vagrantnoun

    A wanderer.

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

  3. vagrantnoun

    A bird found outside its species' usual range.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vagrantadjective

    moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic; unsettled

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Vagrantadjective

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Vagrantnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vagrant

    vā′grant, adj. wandering without any settled dwelling: unsettled: uncertain, erratic: (med.) wandering.—n. one who has no settled home: an idle or disorderly person: a beggar.—ns. Vā′grancy, Vā′grantness (rare), the state of being a vagrant: life and habits of a vagrant.—adv. Vā′grantly. [L. vagans, -antis, pr.p. of vagāri, to wander; with r intruded.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vagrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vagrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for vagrant

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

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