Vagrantly \Va"grant*ly\, adv. In a vagrant manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • vagrantly — adverb see vagrant II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • vagrantly — adv. wanderingly, in a vagrant manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vagrantly — va·grant·ly …   English syllables

  • vagrantly — adverb : in the manner of a vagrant …   Useful english dictionary

  • vagrant — vagrantly, adv. vagrantness, n. /vay greuhnt/, n. 1. a person who wanders about idly and has no permanent home or employment; vagabond; tramp. 2. Law. an idle person without visible means of support, as a tramp or beggar. 3. a person who wanders… …   Universalium

  • vagrant — I. noun Etymology: Middle English vagraunt, from Anglo French vageraunt, from present participle of vagrer to wander about, alteration (influenced by Latin vagari to wander) of wacrer to wander, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wealcan to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • vagrant — [ veɪgr(ə)nt] noun 1》 a person without a home or job.     ↘archaic a wanderer. 2》 Ornithology a bird that has strayed from its usual range or migratory route. adjective relating to or living like a vagrant; wandering. ↘literary unpredictable or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • vagrant — /ˈveɪgrənt / (say vaygruhnt) noun 1. someone who wanders from place to place and has no settled home or means of support; tramp. 2. a plant which grows outside the normal range for its species. 3. an animal which is off course in its migration.… …   Australian English dictionary

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