Someone who pays (or otherwise incites) someone else to commit a wrongful act; SYN. suborner.
ETYM Contr. from bottom in this sense.
1. Vagrant; homeless or unemployed person.
2. A lazy person.
Tramp; vagrant; hobo
A small graphical element used for decorative purposes in a document. Some fonts, such as Zapf Dingbats, are designed to present sets of dingbats. See also font. Compare bullet.
Non-alphanumeric character, such as a star, bullet, or arrow. Dingbats have been combined into PostScript and TrueType fonts for use with word processors and graphics programs.
Sinonimi: street person
ETYM Late Lat. dosserum, or French dossier bundle of papers, part of a basket resting on the back, from Latin dorsum back. Related to Dorsal, Dosel.
Someone who sleeps in any convenient place; SYN. street person.
Covering for the back of a throne; bag or basket carried on the back; a person who sleeps in dosshouses.
A person who is destitute
One that drifts; especially; one that travels or moves about aimlessly
1. Someone who plays a drum — sometimes used figuratively in phrases denoting unconventional thought or action
2. Traveling salesman
A vagabond, especially one who travels clandestinely in freight trains.
ETYM German läufer a runner, Prov. German laufer, lofer, from laufen to run. Related to Leap.
One who loafs; a lazy person.
ETYM Latin nomas, -adis, pasturing, roaming without fixed home.
Person whose way of life involves movement from place to place. Nomads fall into two main groups: herders (see nomadic pastoralism and hunter-gatherers; peoples who move from place to place selling their skills or trading are also nomads; for example, the Romany people.
Both hunter-gatherers and pastoralists are threatened by enclosure of land and by habitat degradation and destruction, as well as by the social and economic pressures of a money economy. Remaining examples of hunter-gatherers are the Australian Aborigines, many Amazon Indian peoples, and the Kung and San of the Kalahari Desert in S Africa.
A member of a people how have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
Sinonimi: poor man
ETYM Latin See Poor.
A person who is very poor; SYN. poor man.
1. A person who takes long walks in the country.
2. A person whose speech or writing is not well organized.
1. An officer of the park service.
2. A wanderer or rover.
ETYM Dutch roover a robber. Related to Rove.
1. One who roves, who wanders.
2. A fickle, inconstant person.
3. (Sports) A player on a team who is assigned no particular position, but who is free to move about as needed.
Someone who walks at a leisurely pace; SYN. stroller.
A disreputable wanderer; SYN. hobo, bum.
Sinonimi: hooky player
ETYM French truand, Old Fren. truant, a vagrant, beggar; of Celtic origin; cf. w. tru, truan, wretched, miserable, truan a wretch, Irish trogha miserable, Gael. truaghan a poor, distressed, or wretched creature, truagh wretched.
One who is absent from school without permission; SYN. hooky player.
1. A person who has no fixed home.
2. Anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place.
The state of wandering from place to place; having no permanent home or means of livelihood.
A wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support; SYN. drifter.
ETYM Old Fren. waif, gaif, as adj, lost, unclaimed, chose gaive a waif, Late Lat. wayfium, res vaivae; of Scand. origin. Related to Waive.
A homeless child, especially one forsaken or orphaned.
Sinonimi: baby-walker | go-cart
1. A framework on wheels; helps babies learn to walk; SYN. baby-walker, go-cart.
2. A framework with rubber feet; helps cripples to walk.
Someone who leads a wandering, unsettled life; SYN. roamer, rover, bird of passage.