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Meaning of VAGRANT

Pronunciation:  'veygrunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
  2. [adj]  continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"

VAGRANT is a 7 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: aimless, drifter, drifting, floater, floating, unsettled, vagabond
 See Also: beachcomber, bird of passage, bum, have-not, hobo, poor person, roamer, rover, sundowner, tramp, wanderer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Va"grant\, a. [Probably fr. OF. waucrant, wacrant, p.
    p. of waucrer, wacrer, walcrer, to wander (probably of
    Teutonic origin), but influenced by F. vagant, p. pr. of
    vaguer to stray, L. vagari. Cf. {Vagary}.]
    1. Moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic;
             That beauteous Emma vagrant courses took. --Prior.
             While leading this vagrant and miserable life,
             Johnson fell in live.                 --Macaulay.
    2. Wandering from place to place without any settled
       habitation; as, a vagrant beggar.
  2. \Va"grant\, n.
    One who strolls from place to place; one who has no settled
    habitation; an idle wanderer; a sturdy beggar; an
    incorrigible rogue; a vagabond.
          Vagrants and outlaws shall offend thy view. --Prior.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a vagrant indicates that you are trying to escape from the confines of social expectations. It may also indicate your current condition of poverty and misery. To speak and give to the vagrant, symbolizes your generosity and are surrounded by valuable friends.