Associations to the word «Vagabond»

Wiktionary

VAGABOND, noun. A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.
VAGABOND, noun. One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a hobo.
VAGABOND, verb. To roam, as a vagabond
VAGABOND, adjective. Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.

Dictionary definition

VAGABOND, noun. Anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place; "pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea".
VAGABOND, noun. A wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support.
VAGABOND, verb. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town".
VAGABOND, adjective. Wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community; "led a vagabond life"; "a rootless wanderer".
VAGABOND, adjective. Continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats