Definition of vagabond :
1. Being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious.
2. Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.
3. Moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering.
4. 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.
5. To play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll.
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traveler (part of speech: noun)
traveling (part of speech: adjective)
- 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.
- I shrewdly suspect this was arranged in the hope of attracting our " Beloved Vagabond," Larry, back and forth across the sea. - "The Lightning Conductor Discovers America", C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson.
- A great increase of the vagabond population was the direct and immediate consequence. - "Colloquies on Society", Robert Southey.