Vagabond - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈvæɡəbɑːnd|  American pronunciation of the word vagabond
Brit.  |ˈvaɡəbɒnd|  British pronunciation of the word vagabond
- anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea
- a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support (syn: drifter, floater, vagrant)
- move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (syn: cast, drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, swan, tramp, wander)
roving vagabonds
- wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community (syn: rootless)
led a vagabond life
- continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another (syn: aimless, drifting, floating, vagrant)

Examples

...a vagabond group of entertainers that performed in rough-and-tumble mining towns...

...be wary of the vagabonds in that corner of the city...

...after they retired, the couple bought an RV and became footloose vagabonds...

pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea

Married to a poor bastardly vagabond.

Word forms

noun
singular: vagabond
plural: vagabonds
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