Definition of vagabond:
- Being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious.
- Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.
- Moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering.
- One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a tramp; hence, a worthless person; a rascal.
- To play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll.
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There is always, however, a kind of vagabond consolation in a man's having nothing in this world to lose; with this Dolph comforted his heart, and determined to make the most of the present enjoyment.- "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
- "The Lightning Conductor Discovers America", C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson.
- "Colloquies on Society", Robert Southey.