swagman

noun swag·man \ ˈswag-mən \

Definition of swagman

chiefly Australia
:drifter; especially :one who carries a swag when traveling

Examples of swagman in a Sentence

  1. the swagman who roams through the outback is a mythic figure in Australia

First Known Use of swagman

1851

swagman Synonyms

Synonyms
bindle stiff, bum, bummer, hobo, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], tramp [chiefly Australian], vagabond, vagrant
Related Words
drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, derelict, mendicant, panhandler, stiff; dodger, malingerer, shirker, slacker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif


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