Definition of vagrant :
1. Moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic; unsettled.
2. One who strolls from place to place; one who has no settled habitation; an idle wanderer; a sturdy beggar; an incorrigible rogue; a vagabond.
3. Wandering from place to place without any settled habitation; as, a vagrant beggar.
rootless, unsettled, floating policy, itinerant, fugitive, idling, derelict, flotsam, profligate, gypsy, aimless, gallivanting, prodigal, floater, floating, perambulatory, move, ambulatory, loafing, ambulant, rudderless, spots, peripatetic, erratic, wandering, bag lady, homeless, stateless, street people, errant, adrift, capricious, muscae volitantes, undirected, musca volitans, afloat, begging, peregrine, unemployed, wayward, planless, down-and-out, ranging, directionless
idler (part of speech: noun)
hobo, scrounger, goldbrick, clock watcher, mendicant, beggar, idler, ne'er-do-well, slacker, layabout, mope, sloucher, loafer, lazybones, mooch, dilly-dallyer, lingerer, loiterer, wastrel, slouch, bum, goof-off, couch potato, lounge lizard, panhandler, sponger, freeloader, dawdler, tramp, slowpoke, good-for-nothing, moocher, drone
traveling (part of speech: adjective)
traveler (part of speech: noun)
- Vagrant, thou shalt have no copper! - "What's Mine's Mine V1", George MacDonald.
- But no success was marked enough to make him resist a vagrant chance. - "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
- A vagrant little breeze was stirring the new foliage, through which a few stars curiously peeped. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.