noun, plural ho·bos, ho·boes.
Words nearby hobo
Origin of hobo
OTHER WORDS FROM hoboho·bo·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for hobo
It is not anywhere near as good as your Hobo sketch—has not the same sparkle, buoyancy, and go.My Boyhood|John Burroughs
I had been readin' the papers, and I had seen a lot about Hobo Harry in 'em.
"The Hobo—" He fixed his eyes on my Spencer and ran along the titles while he cast his definition.Moon-Face and Other Stories|Jack London
They think only that she is Hobo Harry's wife, or sister, or sweetheart, or something like that.
The emphasis on the last word roused Hobo, who was sleeping in the next room.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith