What does the word vagrant mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Vagrancy.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An idle wanderer; vagabond.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Wandering about as a vagrant.

Usage examples for vagrant

  1. And here he stood in the darkness, wondering whether indeed the best of his life were not over- the prey of forebodings as strong and vagrant as the gusts outside. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. He looked up into her eyes, bent to kiss her hand, and after he had picked up his cane and his hat from the rack, toddled down the walk to the street, a sad, thoughtful, worried little man, white- clad and serene to outward view, who had not even a whistle nor a vagrant tune under his breath to console him. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  3. The time had come to put such vagrant dreams from her and to become a woman, indeed. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie