noun \ˈhō-(ˌ)bō\

: a person who has no place to live and no money and who travels to many different places

plural hoboes also hobos

Full Definition of HOBO

:  a migratory worker
:  a homeless and usually penniless vagabond

Examples of HOBO

  1. <kind folks who always gave hoboes who came to the farm a meal and then sent them on their way>

Origin of HOBO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1889

Related to HOBO



Definition of HOBO

intransitive verb
:  to live or travel in the manner of a hobo

First Known Use of HOBO



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