(noun, adjective, verb)


1. wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community

- led a vagabond life

Similar word(s): unsettled, rootless

2. continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

Similar word(s): unsettled, aimless, drifting, floating, vagrant


1. anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place

- pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea

Definition categories: object

2. a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

Similar word(s): clochard, drifter, floater, vagrant

Definition categories: person, roamer, rover, wanderer


1. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

- roving vagabonds

Similar word(s): cast, drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, swan, tramp, wander

Definition categories: motion, go, locomote, move, travel