Origin of migrant
Related formsnon·mi·grant, adjective, nounun·mi·grant, adjective
Examples from the Web for migrant
With the help of a Jamaican migrant worker, he returns to his homeland to find his father.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director|Marlow Stern|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While migrant ship tragedies at sea happen all too often, the latest sinking appears to have been no accident.Hundreds of Migrants are Reported Drowned by Traffickers Near Malta|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“GNRD has zealously fought to eliminate abuse of Nepalese migrant workers in Qatar,” the organization said in a statement.
Migrant shipwrecks and refugee death stories become repetitive quickly.
Stories of migrant boats with no toilets or food at all are not.
Sometimes for an instant he scanned the surface of the lake for signs of breaking fish or splash of migrant water bird.The Harvester|Gene Stratton Porter
The migrant woodpecker whose cheery cackle assures us of the certainty of spring is rich in names that well befit him.In New England Fields and Woods|Rowland E. Robinson
I'm left behind like a migrant bird grown old, and unable to fly.Plays by Chekhov, Second Series|Anton Chekhov
It is a migrant in the foothills and upper Piedmont on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge.
The migrant birds try their hardest to keep time, and some of them arrive a week or more before they are noticed.Field and Hedgerow|Richard Jefferies
British Dictionary definitions for migrant
- an immigrant, esp a recent one
- (as modifier)a migrant hostel