drifternoun [ C ]uk /ˈdrɪf.tər/ us /ˈdrɪf.tɚ/ disapproving
Examples from literature
- A casual town, created by drifters, and void of settled purpose.
- For she was a child still—only twenty, but she had been in the 'show business' since she was a motherless, fatherless little drifter of sixteen....
- I'm a drifter, sort of.
- I'm not just a lounger, a drifter.
- What did she care about any of the people about them, aimless, pleasure-hunting drifters like themselves.