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noun as in homeless person

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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.

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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.

Right now, the area’s most famous feathered hobo is a painted bunting.

Maybe you can only afford a penny a day, for a total donation of $3.65 per year, and become a Sustaining Hobo member!

Then as Hobo took his stand where he could view proceedings, the boy turned abruptly to Peggy.

Hobo growled softly, the hair on his neck bristling and giving him a peculiarly savage appearance.

She marched out into the kitchen, Hobo following, and as she reached the door, the knocking began for the third time.

Hobo stretched himself upon the folded rug with a groan startlingly human.

The "Hobo" is that part of a prison where the minor offenders are confined together in a large iron cage.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hobo, such as: drifter, homeless person, tramp, unhoused person, wanderer, and beggar.

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