Simple Definition of nomad
: a member of a group of people who move from place to place instead of living in one place all the time
Full Definition of nomad
1 : a member of a people who have no fixed residence but move from place to place usually seasonally and within a well-defined territory
2 : an individual who roams about
Examples of nomad
He lived like a nomad for a few years after college, never holding a job in one place for very long.
<after college she became quite the nomad, backpacking through Europe with no particular destination>
Origin of nomad
Latin nomad-, nomas member of a wandering pastoral people, from Greek, from nemein
First Known Use: 1579
Rhymes with nomad
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