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Vagrant vs. Wanderer — What's the Difference?

Vagrant vs. Wanderer — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Vagrant and Wanderer

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Vagrant

A person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging.

Wanderer

To move about without a definite destination or purpose.

Vagrant

Relating to or living the life of a vagrant
Vagrant beggars

Wanderer

To go by an indirect route or at no set pace; amble
We wandered toward town.

Vagrant

One who wanders from place to place without a permanent home or a means of livelihood.
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Wanderer

To proceed in an irregular course; meander
The path wanders through the park.

Vagrant

(Archaic) A wanderer; a rover.

Wanderer

To behave in a manner that does not conform to morality or norms
Wander from the path of righteousness.

Vagrant

One who lives on the streets or constitutes a public nuisance.

Wanderer

To turn the attention from one subject to another with little clarity or coherence of thought
I had a point to make, but my mind started wandering.

Vagrant

An animal occurring beyond its normal range; an accidental.

Wanderer

To be directed without an object or in various directions
His eyes wandered to the balcony.

Vagrant

Wandering from place to place and lacking any means of support.

Wanderer

To wander across or through
Wander the forests and fields.

Vagrant

Living on the streets or constituting a public nuisance.

Wanderer

To be directed around or over
Her gaze wandered the docks.

Vagrant

Inconstant or capricious; wayward
"She was resolved to win my vagrant fancy" (Frank Harris).

Wanderer

The act or an instance of wandering.

Vagrant

Moving in a random fashion; having no fixed direction or pattern
Vagrant ice floes.
A vagrant aroma.

Wanderer

One who wanders, who travels aimlessly.

Vagrant

Being beyond its normal range; accidental. Used of animals.

Wanderer

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

Vagrant

(dated) A person who wanders from place to place; a nomad, a wanderer.

Wanderer

(colloquial) The wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans.

Vagrant

(specifically) A person without settled employment or habitation who usually supports himself or herself by begging or some dishonest means; a tramp, a vagabond.
Every morning before work, I see that poor vagrant around the neighbourhood begging for food.

Wanderer

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

Vagrant

Vagrans egista, a widely distributed Asian butterfly of the family Nymphalidae.

Wanderer

Someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

Vagrant

An animal, typically a bird, found outside its species' usual range.

Wanderer

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

Vagrant

Wandering from place to place, particularly when without any settled employment or habitation.
A vagrant beggar

Vagrant

Of or pertaining to a vagabond or vagrant, or a person fond of wandering.

Vagrant

(figurative) Moving without a certain direction; roving, wandering; also, erratic, unsettled.

Vagrant

Moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic; unsettled.
That beauteous Emma vagrant courses took.
While leading this vagrant and miserable life, Johnson fell in love.

Vagrant

Wandering from place to place without any settled habitation; as, a vagrant beggar.

Vagrant

One who strolls from place to place; one who has no settled habitation; an idle wanderer; a sturdy beggar; an incorrigible rogue; a vagabond.
Vagrants and outlaws shall offend thy view.

Vagrant

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

Vagrant

Continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another;
A drifting double-dealer
The floating population
Vagrant hippies of the sixties

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