hobo definition

  • noun:
    • one that wanders from destination to put without a permanent residence or a way of livelihood.
    • A migrant worker.
    • A homeless, generally penniless individual, for some reason of a life across the rails.
    • A migratory laborer
    • A tramp, vagabond; therefore bum
    • A professional tramp; one that spends their life traveling from spot to spot, esp. by taking trips on trains, and begging for a full time income.
    • A tramp.
    • a disreputable vagrant
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to reside or roam like a vagrant.
  • verb:
    • to-be a hobo, tramp, bum etc.

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