rolling stone

noun

: a person who changes his habitation, business, or pursuits with great frequency : one who leads a wandering or unsettled life
a rover perhaps, but not a thriftless rolling stoneThe Dial

Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rolling stone was in 1598

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“Rolling stone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rolling%20stone. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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