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hobo

noun

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  1. a homeless wanderer who may beg or steal for a living <kind folks who always gave hoboes who came to the farm a meal and then sent them on their way> Synonyms bindle stiff, bum, bummer, tramp, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], swagman [chiefly Australian], vagabond, vagrantRelated Words drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, derelict, mendicant, panhandler, stiff; dodger, malingerer, shirker, slacker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif




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