Synonyms for vagabond

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : vag-uh-bond
Phonetic Transcription : ˈvæg əˌbɒnd

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Définition of vagabond

Origin :
  • early 15c. (earlier vacabond, c.1400), from Middle French vagabonde, from Late Latin vagabundus "wandering, strolling about," from Latin vagari "wander" (from vagus "wandering, undecided;" see vague) + gerundive suffix -bundus. The noun is first recorded c.1400, earlier wagabund (c.1300).
  • adj unsettled; vagrant
  • noun person who leads an unsettled life; traveler
Example sentences :
  • No vagabond I had ever known ignored time and duty more complacently.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Bless the place, I love the ashes of the vagabond fires that have scorched its grass!
  • Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
  • He had entered the shop at eight o'clock that morning a blackguard as well as a vagabond.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • He was a vagabond and an outcast, and scenes of horror were not new to him.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • Before he went, he explained the mechanism of the Vagabond thoroughly to his friends.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • I couldn't wait for you two, the Vagabond would have been a little pile of ashes.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • May the Devil scorch that vagabond, if he doesn't do better than the last time!
  • Extract from : « Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home » by Bayard Taylor
  • But how, then, did the vagabond users of 'flash' language get hold of this word?
  • Extract from : « Storyology » by Benjamin Taylor
  • He has made the satrap, as you see, a fugitive and a vagabond in his own vast territory.
  • Extract from : « Hellenica » by Xenophon
  • "Then Findelkind was a rogue and a vagabond," said the taker of tolls.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880 » by Various

Antonyms for vagabond

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