Examples of vagrancy in a Sentence
a frequent victim to the vagrancies of the heart, she had a succession of passionate but short-lived romances
Recent Examples of vagrancy from the Web
Vagrancy laws can’t be strictly enforced as long as the city fails to provide sufficient housing.
Many of the city’s urban jewels, like the 16th Street Mall, are being degraded by the opioid epidemic and related vagrancy issues the city still doesn’t have under control.
But a year or two after both the mall and park opened in 1985, the homeless moved back into the park and the city removed benches, trash cans and the lawn to deter vagrancy.
The neighborhood concerns run the gamut: Worries about traffic, noise, litter and vagrancy, and fears for the property's fate if Dunkin' were to pull out.
In another move to curb issues related to vagrancy and alcohol the commission also unanimously agreed to disallow sales of any hard liquor smaller than a fifth and of single bottles of beer in the city's downtown.
Vagrancy has been an urban issue for longer than that.
The Kips Bay Towers complex, currently being renovated, includes a three-acre park that closed to the public in the 1980s when the area experienced a rise in vagrancy and drugs.
According to Politico, this is the highest level of street vagrancy since 2005, when New York City began to measure this phenomenon.
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Synonymsbee, caprice, crank, fancy, freak, humor, kink, maggot, megrim, notion, vagary, whim, whimsy (also whimsey)
Related Wordscapriciousness, fancifulness, fantasy (also phantasy), freakishness, impetuosity, whimsicality; conceit; concept, conception, image, impression, mind's eye, picture, thought; brainstorm, inspiration
legal Definition of vagrancy
- the court struck down the vagrancy law as unconstitutionally vague
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