Definition of drifter
: one that drifts; especially : one that travels or moves about aimlessly
Examples of drifter in a sentence
He was a drifter who hitchhiked from state to state.
<the drifter just packed up and moved on to the next dead-end job>
First Known Use of drifter
DRIFTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drifter for English Language Learners
: a person who moves from one place or job to another without a purpose or plan
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