landloper
Landlouper Land"loup`er, n. [D. landlooper, lit., landrunner; land land + loopen to run. See {Land}, and {Leap}.] A vagabond; a vagrant. [Written also {landleaper} and {landloper}.] ``Bands of landloupers.'' --Moltey. [1913 Webster]

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  • Landloper — Land lo per, n. Same as {Landlouper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • landloper — /land loh peuhr/, n. a wanderer, vagrant, or adventurer. Also, landlouper /land low peuhr, looh peuhr/. [1540 50; < D: lit., land runner. See LAND, LOPE, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • landloper — Synonyms and related words: Arab, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, bum, bummer, dogie, gamin, gamine, guttersnipe, hobo, homeless waif, idler, lazzarone, loafer, losel, mudlark, piker, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, rounder, ski bum, stiff,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • landloper — lænləʊpÉ™(r) n. wanderer, vagrant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • landloper — n. Wanderer, vagrant, vagabond …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • landloper — land·loper …   English syllables

  • landloper — land•lop•er [[t]ˈlændˌloʊ pər[/t]] also land•loup•er [[t] ˌlaʊ , ˌlu [/t]] n. a wanderer, vagrant, or adventurer • Etymology: 1540–50; < D: lit., land runner. See land, lope, er I …   From formal English to slang

  • landloper — n. esp. Sc. a vagabond. Etymology: MDu. landlooper (as LAND, loopen run, formed as LEAP) …   Useful english dictionary

  • interloper — [in′tər lō΄pər] n. 〚 INTER + loper < landloper, a vagrant < Du < land,LAND + loper, a runner < lopen, to run: see LEAP〛 …   Universalium

  • loafer — loaferish, adj. /loh feuhr/, n. a person who loafs; lazy person; idler. [1820 30, Amer.; perh. short for *landloafer vagabond; cf. G (obs.) Landläufer, D landloper; see LANDLOPER] * * * …   Universalium

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