vagabond


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Synonyms for vagabond

Synonyms for vagabond

leading the life of a person without a fixed domicile; moving from place to place

Synonyms for vagabond

anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place

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

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

wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community

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continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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Here's the gist of the matter in two words: you are to rise on tiptoe, as I tell you; in that way you will be able to reach the pocket of the manikin, you will rummage it, you will pull out the purse that is there,--and if you do all this without our hearing the sound of a bell, all is well: you shall be a vagabond. All we shall then have to do, will be to thrash you soundly for the space of a week."
"If you succeed in removing the purse without our hearing the bells, you are a vagabond, and you will be thrashed for eight consecutive days.
"And a vagabond," resumed Clopin, "and a vagabond; is that nothing?
"Bellevigne de l'Etoile," said the King of Thunes to an enormous vagabond, who stepped out from the ranks, "climb upon the cross beam."
You must wed either a female vagabond or the noose."
"Your hat?" "They took it away from me." "Your shoes?" "They have hardly any soles left." "Your purse?" "Alas!" stammered Gringoire, "I have not even a sou." "Let them hang you, then, and say 'Thank you!'" retorted the vagabond wench, turning her back on him.
The law which you apply to vagabonds, vagabonds apply to you.
I am going to have you hanged to amuse the vagabonds, and you are to give them your purse to drink your health.
'There certainly is no reason in looking with interest at a parcel of vagabonds,' returned Bounderby.
What was the ultimate fate of this vagabond hero is not distinctly known.
The old vagabond was settled again in his armchair, with his dog in his lap, his pipe in his mouth, and his French novel in his hand; exhibiting exactly the picture of frowzy comfort which he had presented when his visitors first entered the room.
The first subject to which she returned was the vagabond subject of Captain Wragge.
In her position, was there any ready human creature within reach but the vagabond downstairs?
Captain Wragge's vagabond face became gravely and deeply attentive.
He now flew into a very great passion, and, suspecting the company who had come in the night before, he went to look after them, but they were all off; so he swore that he never again would take in such a troop of vagabonds, who ate a great deal, paid no reckoning, and gave him nothing for his trouble but their apish tricks.