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synonyms for drifter

  • hobo
  • transient
  • derelict
  • itinerant
  • nomad
  • tramp
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
  • rolling stone
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Kaestel, then a drifter with a criminal record, was 29 years old.
PRISONER WHO GOT LIFE FOR STEALING $250 FINALLY WINS FREEDOMKATE BRIQUELETJULY 1, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Professor Kummel was not a drifter and when I had to write papers in his class, I had to swallow my beliefs and write what he wanted to hear.
READERS REACT TO THE HISTORY OF PLATE TECTONICS, PANDAS ROLLING IN POOP AND MORESCIENCE NEWS STAFFFEBRUARY 21, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Im going to begin right now, too; Ill show Mother that I am not a gilt-edge drifter.
BLUE ROBIN, THE GIRL PIONEERRENA I. HALSEY
On the night in question our drifter patrol in the Straits of Otranto was attacked by a force of Austrian light cruisers.
THE CRISIS OF THE NAVAL WARJOHN RUSHWORTH JELLICOE
He was half owner of a fine drifter and skipper as well, to say nothing of having designed the boat.
EDWARD FITZGERALD AND "POSH"JAMES BLYTH
The buildings, evidently, belonged to the Double A ranch, and the country was all the Drifter had claimed for it.
SQUARE DEAL SANDERSONCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
She was then told off with another drifter to anchor in the vicinity of the Shipwash to work the hydrophones during the night.
THE HARWICH NAVAL FORCESE. F. KNIGHT
The crew were rapidly picked up by the boat from the other drifter, none the worse for their adventure.
THE HARWICH NAVAL FORCESE. F. KNIGHT
A 'check' on the distant sea-line (that we had taken for the peak of a drifter's mizen) draws his eye.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
The pungent smell of burning calcium floated over the sea and the drifter's engines began to throb heavily.
SUBMARINE WARFARE OF TO-DAYCHARLES W. DOMVILLE-FIFE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DRIFTER

  • bindle
  • bindlestiff
  • black sheep
  • derelict
  • drifter
  • floater
  • gutterpup
  • guttersnipe
  • hobo
  • stiff
  • tramp
  • transient
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
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