Examples of hobo in a Sentence
kind folks who always gave hoboes who came to the farm a meal and then sent them on their way
Recent Examples of hobo from the Web
A dive bar, for instance, does not have to harbor rats, hobos or cobwebs.
Although temporarily winds knocked over its famous fiberglass hobo statute in 2015, the place continues to do simple Region fare right — juicy hot dogs with poppy seed buns, Polish sausage and piping hot fries.
That’s the grim Depression setting for this gravelly but rhapsodic romance, from 1933, between Bill (Spencer Tracy), a hobo with wanderlust, and Trina (Loretta Young), a stalwart dreamer who loves him to pieces.
To punctuate the all-blue outfit, the actress slung on an unstructured, oversized suede hobo, a practical antidote to the current craze for fanny packs and mini bags.
Also, hobo tapestries mixed up with navy tailoring
The cops should have dismantled this display of dysfunction and sent the hobo packing.
Add espadrilles, a gold bangle and a brown suede hobo handbag for a ’60s bohemian vibe that is perfect for a sunny, backyard BBQ.
Most were hobos and prostitutes, people living on the edge at a time when Cleveland was hard hit by the Great Depression.
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Origin and Etymology of hobo
First Known Use: 1888See Words from the same year
Synonymsbindle stiff, bum, bummer, tramp, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], swagman [chiefly Australian], vagabond, vagrant
Related Wordsdrifter, roamer, transient; beggar, derelict, mendicant, panhandler, stiff; dodger, malingerer, shirker, slacker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif
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