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hobo

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noun ho·bo \ˈhō-(ˌ)bō\

Definition of hobo

plural

hoboes

also

hobos

  1. 1 :  a migratory worker

  2. 2 :  a homeless and usually penniless vagabond

Examples of hobo in a sentence

  1. <kind folks who always gave hoboes who came to the farm a meal and then sent them on their way>

Origin and Etymology of hobo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1889


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hobo

verb ho·bo

Definition of hobo

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to live or travel in the manner of a hobo

1906

First Known Use of hobo

1906


HOBO Defined for English Language Learners

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hobo

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noun ho·bo \ˈhō-(ˌ)bō\

Definition of hobo for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has no place to live and no money and who travels to many different places


HOBO Defined for Kids

hobo

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noun ho·bo \ˈhō-bō\

Definition of hobo for Students

plural

hoboes



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