Synonyms for vagrant
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : vey-gruh nt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈveɪ grənt|
Définition of vagrantOrigin :
- mid-15c., perhaps an alteration (by influence of Latin vagari "wander") of Anglo-French wacrant, noun use of present participle of Old French wacrer "to walk or wander," from a Germanic source (e.g. Old Norse valka "wander"). The adjective is recorded from early 15c.
- noun person with no permanent home and often with no means of support
- He took to "vagrant courses," in which the muse forbears to follow him.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- Their vagrant curiosity was aroused, but not yet to the point of investigation.
- Extract from : « Four Girls and a Compact » by Annie Hamilton Donnell
- Is it, do you think chronic unemployment with a vagrant tendency?
- Extract from : « The Pigeon (Third Series Plays) » by John Galsworthy
- Gabriel Faa, besides being a gipsy, was a vagrant and a deserter.
- Extract from : « Red Cap Tales » by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
- He used it as a whip with which to scourge any vagrant hopes that dared creep into his heart.
- Extract from : « Quin » by Alice Hegan Rice
- But I did not come here to-night to teach manners to vagrant Yankees.
- Extract from : « The Northern Iron » by George A. Birmingham
- This old tower is a complete brooding-place for vagrant birds.
- Extract from : « Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8 » by Charles H. Sylvester
- The vagrant, shiftless freedman was a social problem as well as economic.
- Extract from : « The New Nation » by Frederic L. Paxson
- At a time when the question of "What is to be done with our vagrant children?"
- Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 219, January 7, 1854 » by Various
- The vagrant Indians of Manila and its environs amount to 781 tributes.
- Extract from : « The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 27 of 55) » by Various
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