What does vagrant mean?

Definitions for vagrant
ˈveɪ grəntva·grant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vagrant.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 species' usual range.

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

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.]

How to pronounce vagrant?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say vagrant in sign language?

  1. vagrant

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

Images & Illustrations of vagrant

  1. vagrantvagrantvagrantvagrantvagrant

Popularity rank by frequency of use

vagrant#10000#58596#100000

Translations for vagrant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Landstreicher, LandstreicherinGerman
  • 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

Get even more translations for vagrant »

Translation

Find a translation for the vagrant definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these vagrant definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"vagrant." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 17 Sep. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/vagrant>.

Are we missing a good definition for vagrant? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vagrant:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.