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  • adj.unsettled; vagrant
  • nounperson who leads an unsettled life; traveler

synonyms for vagabond

  • down-and-out
  • drifting
  • fly-by-night
  • idle
  • itinerant
  • itinerate
  • mendicant
  • moving
  • peripatetic
  • prodigal
  • rambling
  • roaming
  • rootless
  • roving
  • sauntering
  • shifting
  • straggling
  • stray
  • strolling
  • transient
  • travelling
  • unsettled
  • wandering
  • wayfaring
  • aimless
  • destitute
  • errant
  • fancy-free
  • footloose
  • migratory
  • nomadic
  • perambulant
  • perambulatory
  • shiftless
  • wayward
See also synonyms for: vagabonds
  • wanderer
  • rover
  • explorer
  • gypsy
  • tourist
  • pioneer
  • wayfarer
  • pilgrim
  • pathfinder
  • trailblazer
  • haji
  • trekker
  • rambler
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antonyms for vagabond

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  • fixed
  • permanent
  • settled
  • unmoving
  • inhabiting
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How to use vagabond in a sentence

There’s a certain vagabond nature to the job, and for all the familiarity Storen, Clippard and Stammen brought to those early contending Nats teams, the club has been on the lookout for new arms ever since.
BRAD HAND’S ARRIVAL MIGHT END A NATIONALS TRADITION: THE SEARCH FOR SUMMER RELIEFBARRY SVRLUGAJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was a hierarchical society, where, according to the Articles of Confederation, “paupers” and “vagabonds” weren’t due the protection of the law.
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The century-old club sandwich had a pretty good run, and it was a favorite snack of voyagers and vagabonds since its beginning.
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Pride forbade him to confess himself a homeless, penniless vagabond.
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He accordingly took him into his service, but soon found him to be an idle and thievish vagabond.
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St. Augustine complains of certain vagabond monks who went about selling relics of the martyrs, if indeed martyrs they were.
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Never forget our rule: 'A true vagabond, twenty-four hours after a pillage, must have nothing left but his skin and his knife.'
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Look at the swagger of the vagabond who commands his braves, would you not think he was about to hew down everything in sight?
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They all seemed to take their cue from the captain, who was a drunken, blaspheming, and cruel vagabond.
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The idle apprentice grows, on the down grade, from a gambler into a vagabond.
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WORDS RELATED TO VAGABOND

  • ambulant
  • itinerant
  • nomadic
  • perambulant
  • perambulatory
  • peripatetic
  • roving
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
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