|1.||[ noun ] anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place|
"pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea"
|Related terms:||object wander|
|2.||[ adjective ] continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another|
|Synonyms:||drifting floating vagrant aimless|
"a drifting double-dealer" "the floating population" "vagrant hippies of the sixties"
|3.||[ verb ] move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment|
|Synonyms:||wander roam drift range stray rove roll cast ramble tramp swan|
"The gypsies roamed the woods" "roving vagabonds" "the wandering Jew" "The cattle roam across the prairie" "the laborers drift from one town to the next"
|Related terms:||travel maunder gallivant stray wander straggler wanderer alley_cat wandering rambler drifting hiker|
|4.||[ adjective ] wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community|
"led a vagabond life" "a rootless wanderer"
|5.||[ noun ] a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support|
|Synonyms:||floater vagrant drifter|
|Related terms:||wanderer poor_person tramp sundowner beachcomber|