vagrant

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: va‧grant

Noun[change]

Singular
vagrant

Plural
vagrants

  1. (countable) A vagrant is a person who does not have a home or job.
    I always see the same vagrant walking around at the bus stop.

Usage notes[change]

  • In the United States, the word "vagrant" is not polite. Calling someone a "vagrant" is an insult. It is more polite to call someone "a homeless person."