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synonyms for hobo

  • drifter
  • tramp
  • wanderer
  • beggar
  • bum
  • derelict
  • transient
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
  • bindlestiff
  • migrant worker
  • street person
  • wino
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It says there was an arch built there in 1913, but it burned down in 1937, possibly as a result of hobos.
THE BALLAD OF THE CHOWCHILLA BUS KIDNAPPINGKALEB HORTONJULY 23, 2021VOX
The men acted as modern hobos during a 400-mile, multi-stage trek, avoiding cops, depending on the occasional kindness of strangers, waking to hard rains on raw mornings.
SEBASTIAN JUNGER: WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT FREEDOMNATHAN S. WEBSTERMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Right now, the area’s most famous feathered hobo is a painted bunting.
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: AN UNLIKELY HUMMINGBIRD IS BANDED AT A VIRGINIA PARKJOHN KELLYJANUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then as Hobo took his stand where he could view proceedings, the boy turned abruptly to Peggy.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
Hobo growled softly, the hair on his neck bristling and giving him a peculiarly savage appearance.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
She marched out into the kitchen, Hobo following, and as she reached the door, the knocking began for the third time.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
Hobo stretched himself upon the folded rug with a groan startlingly human.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
The "Hobo" is that part of a prison where the minor offenders are confined together in a large iron cage.
THE ROADJACK LONDON
"The Hobo—" He fixed his eyes on my Spencer and ran along the titles while he cast his definition.
MOON-FACE AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
Hobo miners, the most expert of their craft, and begging their grub on the trail!
SILVER AND GOLDDANE COOLIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO HOBO

  • bag person
  • bum
  • hobo
  • shopping cart lady
  • shopping-bag lady
  • street person
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