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Vagabond vs. Wanderer

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  • Vagabond (noun)

    A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.

  • Vagabond (noun)

    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 hobo.

  • Vagabond (verb)

    To roam, as a vagabond

  • Vagabond (adjective)

    Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.

  • Wanderer (noun)

    One who wanders, who travels aimlessly.

  • Wanderer (noun)

    Any of various far-migrating nymphalid butterflies of the genus Danaus.

  • Wanderer (noun)

    The wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans.

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  • Vagabond (adjective)

    Moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering.

  • Vagabond (adjective)

    Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.

  • Vagabond (adjective)

    Being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious.

  • Vagabond (noun)

    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.

  • Vagabond (verb)

    To play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll.

  • Wanderer (noun)

    One who wanders; a rambler; one who roves; hence, one who deviates from duty.

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  • Vagabond (noun)

    anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place;

    "pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea"

  • Vagabond (noun)

    a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

  • Vagabond (verb)

    move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;

    "The gypsies roamed the woods"

    "roving vagabonds"

    "the wandering Jew"

    "The cattle roam across the prairie"

    "the laborers drift from one town to the next"

    "They rolled from town to town"

  • Vagabond (adjective)

    wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community;

    "led a vagabond life"

    "a rootless wanderer"

  • Vagabond (adjective)

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another;

    "a drifting double-dealer"

    "the floating population"

    "vagrant hippies of the sixties"

  • Wanderer (noun)

    someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

  • Wanderer (noun)

    a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine

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