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I really want to make this the last stop of my career. I don't want to be a vagabond, so to speak, and be traveling from team to team, year in and year out. I'm not that type of guy. I like to be settled.
Jeff Garcia

Meaning of "vagabond" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VAGABOND

From Latin vagābundus wandering, from vagārī to roam, from vagusvague.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VAGABOND

vagabond  [ˈvæɡəˌbɒnd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VAGABOND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vagabond is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VAGABOND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of vagabond in the English dictionary

The first definition of vagabond in the dictionary is a person with no fixed home. Other definition of vagabond is an idle wandering beggar or thief. Vagabond is also of or like a vagabond; shiftless or idle.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VAGABOND


abscond
əbˈskɒnd
backbond
ˈbækˌbɒnd
beyond
bɪˈjɒnd
blond
blɒnd
blonde
blɒnd
bond
bɒnd
correspond
ˌkɒrɪˈspɒnd
counterbond
ˈkaʊntəˌbɒnd
donned
dɒnd
eurobond
ˈjʊərəʊˌbɒnd
fond
fɒnd
Gond
ɡɒnd
monde
mɒnd
platinum-blonde
ˌplætɪnəmˈblɒnd
pond
pɒnd
respond
rɪˈspɒnd
ronde
rɒnd
seconde
sɪˈkɒnd
sonde
sɒnd
wand
wɒnd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VAGABOND

vag
vagabondage
vagabondise
vagabondish
vagabondism
vagabondize
vagal
vagally
vagaries
vagarious
vagariously
vagarish
vagary
vagged
vagging
vagi
vagile
vagility
vagina
vaginae

WORDS THAT END LIKE VAGABOND

baby bond
bail bond
chemical bond
corporate bond
covalent bond
double bond
government bond
hydrogen bond
in bond
income bond
ionic bond
junk bond
peptide bond
performance bond
post-obit bond
single bond
treasury bond
triple bond
war bond
zero-coupon bond

Synonyms and antonyms of vagabond in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VAGABOND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vagabond» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vagabond

Translation of «vagabond» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VAGABOND

Find out the translation of vagabond to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vagabond from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vagabond» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

流浪汉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vagabundo
570 millions of speakers

English

vagabond
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आवारा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متشرد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бродяга
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vagabundo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভবঘুরে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vagabond
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vagabond
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vagabund
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

放浪者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방랑
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggoleki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người đi lang thang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாடோடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भटक्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

avare
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vagabondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

włóczęga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бродяга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vagabond
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αλήτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rondloper
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vagabond
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vagabond
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vagabond

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VAGABOND»

The term «vagabond» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.622 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VAGABOND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vagabond

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4 QUOTES WITH «VAGABOND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vagabond.
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Jeff Garcia
I really want to make this the last stop of my career. I don't want to be a vagabond, so to speak, and be traveling from team to team, year in and year out. I'm not that type of guy. I like to be settled.
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Oliver Goldsmith
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
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Patti Smith
Some of us are born rebellious. Like Jean Genet or Arthur Rimbaud, I roam these mean streets like a villain, a vagabond, an outcast, scavenging for the scraps that may perchance plummet off humanity's dirty plates, though often sometimes taking a cab to a restaurant is more convenient.
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Sophie Thompson
I wonder what it was like to be an actor years ago. We're so respected now and I don't think it does us any good. We used to be vagabonds. I want to be a vagabond!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VAGABOND»

Discover the use of vagabond in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vagabond and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vagabond
But his rivals, inspired by a fanatical religious fervor, have their own advantage—the torture chamber of the Inquisition. Thomas, seeking help to decipher the book's cryptic pages, is delivered instead to his worst enemies.
Bernard Cornwell, 2009
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Everett Ruess: Vagabond/Journals
Everett Ruess--a bold teenage adventurer, artist, and writer--tramped around the Sierra Nevada, the California coast, and the desert wilderness of the Southwest between 1930 and 1934.
Conchita Ruess, 2009
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Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater
This book is the unusual blend of impeccable scholarship and hilarious backstage anecdote.
Nahma Sandrow, 1996
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The Vagabond
Thirty-three years-old and recently divorced, Renée Néré has begun a new life on her own, supporting herself as a music-hall artist.
Colette, 2001
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Vagabond Zoo
What happens when a recent journalism grad drops out of America and lands in India? Better question: What doesn't happen?
Nicholas Mistretta, 2004
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Vagabond's House
This early work of poetry is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. This is a lovely work and is thoroughly recommended for any fans poetry.
Don Blanding, 2008
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Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a ...
Yet the work also offers a deeper inspirational message for today's readers who struggle with their past in an ambiguous and fragmented culture, precisely where most of us still live today.
Joel Harding, 2012
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Vagabond Adventures
Ralph Keeler. worse than the majority of men, but has more temptation. A good negro-minstrel would, in any other profession, be an Admirable Crichton in respect to morals. While acknowledging with pride that I met in this calling some who ...
Ralph Keeler, 1872
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Vagabond
Vagabond is an action-packed portrayal of the life and times of the quintessential warrior-philosopher--the most celebrated samurai of all time!
Takehiko Inoue, 2013
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Everett Ruess: A Vagabond for Beauty
This search for ultimate beauty and adventure is chronicled in this remarkable collection of letter to friends and family. The collections covers the period from 1930 until he vanished without a trace in 1934.
W. L. Rusho, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VAGABOND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vagabond is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tourists assaulted by up to eight people at backpackers
The tourists were attacked by up to eight people in the driveway of the Vagabond Backpacker Hostel on Worcester St between 2.30am and 2.45am on Saturday. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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Owner of Vagabond Coffee hopes to move from food truck to brick …
Right now, Vagabond is downtown at Hemming Park, serving coffee to order, but the company wants to go big. "My goal isn't just to grow a little coffee empire; ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
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Nerf DoomLands 2169 Officially Announced
The debut DOOMLANDS 2169 lineup, featuring the LAWBRINGER blaster with a twelve dart rotating barrel and the pump-action VAGABOND blaster, ... «Blaster Labs, Jun 15»
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Vagabond Restaurant & Bar To Start Lunch Service on Tuesday
Tired of the same old brown bag paper lunch or simply want to get out of the office for something other than Subway? Good news: Vagabond Restaurant & Bar is ... «Miami New Times, May 15»
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Five-yr-old girl raped by vagabond, dumped at rail yard
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Railways) Sanjay Bhatia said several teams had been formed to trace and apprehend the accused who is a vagabond and a ... «Deccan Herald, May 15»
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Young Canadians drawn to vagabond culture through online …
Then he came across an Internet forum thread about vagabonds. Intrigued, he clicked through and found Squat the Planet, an online community filled with tips ... «Globalnews.ca, May 15»
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Fresno jury convicts couple of 2013 Vagabond Inn killing
After two days of deliberations, a jury found a couple guilty of first-degree murder in connection with a December 2013 killing at the Vagabond Inn in south ... «Fresno Bee, May 15»
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VAGABOND THEATRE: Fifty shades of funny
CORNWALL, Ontario - The Vagabond Theatre Company is well positioned to open its upcoming production of the hilarious farce, Sin Sex and the CIA, by the ... «Seaway News, Mar 15»
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V for vagabond: Brewdog launches new gluten-free beer
The Scottish brewery has added its Vagabond Gluten Free Pale Ale to its headliners range after it beat the competition in the 2014 Brewdog Prototype ... «Herald Scotland, Feb 15»
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South Florida's Vagabond Motel, Mai-Kai Restaurant on National …
George Washington didn't sleep at the Vagabond Motel in Miami or down a Bora Bora at Fort Lauderdale's tiki-fantasia Mai-Kai Restaurant. But that didn't keep ... «MiamiHerald.com, Feb 15»

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