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vagrant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of vagrant

  1. traveling from place to place bands of vagrant children in the streets of the impoverished city Synonyms of vagrant ambulant, ambulatory, errant, fugitive, gallivanting (also galavanting), nomad, nomadic, perambulatory, peregrine, peripatetic, ranging, roaming, roving, vagabond, itinerant, wandering, wayfaringWords Related to vagrant drifting, footloose, meandering, rambling; sauntering, strolling, traipsing, walking; migrant, migratoryNear Antonyms of vagrant immobile, nonmoving, settled, standing, static, stationary; motionless, still


vagrant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of vagrant

  1. 1 a homeless wanderer who may beg or steal for a living vagrants sleeping in cardboard boxes on the sidewalk Synonyms of vagrant bindle stiff, bum, bummer, hobo, sundowner [Australian], swaggie [chiefly Australian], swagman [chiefly Australian], vagabond, trampWords Related to vagrant drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, derelict, mendicant, panhandler, stiff; dodger, malingerer, shirker, slacker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif

  2. 2 an idle worthless person the vagrants who are a familiar sight at the city's bus terminal Synonyms of vagrant bum, derelict, do-nothing, good-for-nothing, no-account, no-good, no-goodnik, slacker, ne'er-do-wellWords Related to vagrant hobo, sundowner [Australian], tramp, vagabond; drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, panhandler; dodger, goldbrick, shirker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard; down-and-out (or down-and-outer), indigent, pauperNear Antonyms of vagrant success, winner



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