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vagabond

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adjective vag·a·bond \ˈva-gə-ˌbänd\

Definition of vagabond

  1. 1 :  moving from place to place without a fixed home :  wandering

  2. 2 a :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a wanderer b :  leading an unsettled, irresponsible, or disreputable life

vagabondish

play \-ˌbän-dish\ adjective


Examples of vagabond in a sentence

  1. <a vagabond group of entertainers that performed in rough-and-tumble mining towns>



Origin and Etymology of vagabond

Middle English, from Anglo-French vacabund, from Late Latin vagabundus, from Latin vagari to wander


First Known Use: 15th century


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vagabond

noun vag·a·bond

Simple Definition of vagabond

  • : a person who travels from place to place and does not have a home or much money

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vagabond

  1. :  one leading a vagabond life; especially :  vagrant, tramp

vagabondage

play \-ˌbän-dij\ noun

vagabondism

play \-ˌbän-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

Examples of vagabond in a sentence

  1. <be wary of the vagabonds in that corner of the city>

  2. <after they retired, the couple bought an RV and became footloose vagabonds>



15th Century

First Known Use of vagabond

15th century


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vagabond

verb vag·a·bond

Definition of vagabond

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to wander in the manner of a vagabond :  roam about



Circa 1586

First Known Use of vagabond

circa 1586

Rhymes with vagabond

allemande, bottle blond, correspond, demimonde, Eurobond, income bond, savings bond, solar pond, Trebizond, Trobriand


VAGABOND Defined for Kids

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vagabond

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adjective vag·a·bond \ˈva-gə-ˌbänd\

Definition of vagabond for Students

  1. :  moving from place to place without a fixed home




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vagabond

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noun vag·a·bond

Definition of vagabond for Students

  1. :  a person who moves from place to place without a fixed home





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