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vagabond

[ vag-uh-bond ]
/ ˈvæg əˌbɒnd /
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adjective
noun
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Origin of vagabond

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English vagabound (from Old French vagabond), from Late Latin vagābundus “wandering, vagrant,” equivalent to Latin vagā(rī) “to wander” + -bundus adjective suffix

synonym study for vagabond

7. See vagrant.

OTHER WORDS FROM vagabond

vag·a·bond·ish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vagabond

vagabond
/ (ˈvæɡəˌbɒnd) /

noun
a person with no fixed home
an idle wandering beggar or thief
(modifier) of or like a vagabond; shiftless or idle

Derived forms of vagabond

vagabondage, nounvagabondish, adjectivevagabondism, noun

Word Origin for vagabond

C15: from Latin vagābundus wandering, from vagārī to roam, from vagus vague
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