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Meaning of DRIFTER

Pronunciation:  'driftur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
 

DRIFTER is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: floater, vagrant
 
 See Also: beachcomber, bird of passage, bum, have-not, hobo, poor person, roamer, rover, sundowner, tramp, wanderer

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, angler, Argonaut, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, bird of passage, blighter, Bowery bum, budmash, bum, bummer, caitiff, derelict, devil, dibber, dibbler, drift netter, drunkard, fisher, fisherman, floater, Flying Dutchman, gad, gadabout, go-about, Goliard, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, guddler, hobo, human wreck, itinerant, jacker, jigger, lowlife, mauvais sujet, mean wretch, mover, mucker, no-good, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, pauvre diable, peregrinator, peregrine, peripatetic, pilgarlic, piscator, piscatorialist, piscatorian, poor creature, poor devil, rambler, roamer, rolling stone, rover, runabout, sad case, sad sack, skid-row bum, stiff, straggler, street arab, stroller, strolling player, sundowner, swagman, the compleat angler, tramp, trawler, troller, troubadour, truant, Ulysses, vag, vagabond, vagrant, vaurien, visitant, wanderer, wandering minstrel, wandering scholar, wastrel, whaler, worthless fellow, wretch
 

 

 

 

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