Meaning of “vagrant” in the English Dictionary

"vagrant" in British English

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vagrantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈveɪ.ɡrənt/ us /ˈveɪ.ɡrənt/ formal or specialized

a person who is poor and does not have a home or job:

The town has shelters and food handouts for vagrants.
Synonym
vagrancy
noun [ U ] uk /ˈveɪ.ɡrən.si/ us /ˈveɪ.ɡrən.si/

Most European countries have abandoned laws that make vagrancy a crime.

(Definition of “vagrant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vagrant" in American English

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vagrantnoun [ C ]

us /ˈveɪ·ɡrənt/

a person who has no home or job and who moves from place to place

(Definition of “vagrant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)