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- (Canada, UK) enPR: văg'ə-bŏnd, IPA(key): /ˈvæɡ.ə.bɒnd/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (General American) enPR: văg'ə-band, IPA(key): /ˈvæɡ.ə.bɑnd/
vagabond (plural vagabonds)
- A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.
- One who usually wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood.
- 1925 July – 1926 May, A[rthur] Conan Doyle, “(please specify the chapter number)”, in The Land of Mist (eBook no. 0601351h.html), Australia: Project Gutenberg Australia, published April 2019:
- "Here is the beastly thing. 'Every person professing to tell fortunes or using any subtle craft, means or device to deceive and impose on any of His Majesty's subjects shall be deemed a rogue and a vagabond', and so on and so forth."
a person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time
a bum, a hobo, a tramp, a homeless person
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- To roam, as a vagabond
to roam as a vagabond
vagabond (not comparable)
- Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.
- 1959, Jack London, The Star Rover:
- Truly, the worships of the Mystery wandered as did men, and between filchings and borrowings the gods had as vagabond a time of it as did we.
- “vagabond”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
vagabond m (plural vagabond)
vagabond m (plural vagabonzi)
- tramp (a homeless person)
|Declension of vagabond|