Thesaurus

vagabond

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of vagabond

  1. traveling from place to place a vagabond group of entertainers that performed in rough-and-tumble mining towns Synonyms ambulant, ambulatory, errant, fugitive, gallivanting (also galavanting), nomad, nomadic, perambulatory, peregrine, peripatetic, ranging, roaming, roving, itinerant, vagrant, wandering, wayfaringRelated Words drifting, footloose, meandering, rambling; sauntering, strolling, traipsing, walking; migrant, migratoryNear Antonyms immobile, nonmoving, settled, standing, static, stationary; motionless, still


vagabond

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of vagabond

  1. 1 a homeless wanderer who may beg or steal for a living be wary of the vagabonds in that corner of the city Synonyms bindle stiff, bum, bummer, hobo, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], swagman [chiefly Australian], tramp, vagrantRelated Words drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, derelict, mendicant, panhandler, stiff; dodger, malingerer, shirker, slacker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif

  2. 2 a person who roams about without a fixed route or destination after they retired, the couple bought an RV and became footloose vagabonds Synonyms drifter, gadabout, gypsy, knockabout, maunderer, rambler, roamer, rover, stroller, nomad, wanderer, wayfarerRelated Words laggard, straggler; lingerer, loiterer, sojourner; bum, hobo, tramp; passenger, sightseer, traveler (or traveller); migrant, transient, vagrant; ambler, sauntererNear Antonyms homebody; denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, resident, settler



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up vagabond? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

agreeable, attractive, or delicious

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!