a rolling stone (gathers no moss) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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a rolling stone (gathers no moss)

old-fashioned saying said to ​mean that a ​person who is always ​travelling and ​changingjobs has the ​advantage of having no ​responsibilities, but also has ​disadvantages such as having no ​permanentplace to ​live: Hal was a ​bit of a rolling ​stone before he ​married and ​settled down.
(Definition of a rolling stone (gathers no moss) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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