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swagman

noun, chiefly Australian

Synonyms and Antonyms of swagman

  1. a homeless wanderer who may beg or steal for a living <the swagman who roams through the outback is a mythic figure in Australia> Synonyms bindle stiff, bum, bummer, hobo, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], tramp [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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