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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

vag·a·bond·ish play \-ˌbän-dish\ adjective


Examples of vagabond

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



Origin 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

Full Definition of vagabond

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

vag·a·bond·age play \-ˌbän-dij\ noun
vag·a·bond·ism play \-ˌbän-ˌdi-zəm\ noun

Examples of vagabond

  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



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