English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'vagabond'

(noun) 
Definition
a person who travels from place to place and has no fixed home or job
He had lived as a vagabond, begging for food.
Synonyms
vagrant
He lived on the street as a vagrant.
,
tramp
an old tramp who slept rough in our neighbourhood
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bum (informal)
A bum, a derelict, is what he looked like.
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drifter
an out-of-work drifter
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migrant
economic migrants and political refugees
,
rolling stone
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wanderer
Her father, a restless wanderer, abandoned the family.
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beggar
Now I am a beggar, having lost everything except life.
, ,
rover
He remained at heart a rover.
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nomad
The greater part was desert, inhabited by nomads.
, ,
down-and-out
some poor down-and-out in need of a meal
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hobo (US)
,
bag lady mainly US)
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wayfarer
40,000 motels catering for weary wayfarers
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dosser (British, slang)
,
knight of the road
,
person of no fixed address
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derro (Australian, slang)
(modifier) 
his impoverished, vagabond existence
Synonyms
,
drifting
, , ,
journeying
, ,
roaming
, ,
roving
, , , ,
down and out
, ,
footloose
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fly-by-night (informal)
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of beggar
Definition
a person who lives by begging
Now I am a beggar, having lost everything except life.
Synonyms
vagrant (old-fashioned),
tramp (old-fashioned),
bum (informal),
derelict (old-fashioned),
pauper (old-fashioned),
hobo (US),
vagabond (old-fashioned),
bag lady,
dosser (British, slang),
derro (Australian, slang),
starveling (old-fashioned)
in the sense of bum
Definition
a tramp
A bum, a derelict, is what he looked like.
Synonyms
hobo (US),
bag lady (US),
dosser (British, slang),
derro (Australian, slang)
in the sense of down-and-out
Definition
a person who is homeless and destitute
some poor down-and-out in need of a meal
Synonyms
bum (informal),
bag lady,
dosser (British, slang),
derro (Australian, slang)

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