Definition of “drifter” - English Dictionary

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“drifter” in British English

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drifternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdrɪf.tər/ us /ˈdrɪf.tɚ/ disapproving

someone who does not have a permanent home or job and moves from one place to another or from one job to another

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

“drifter” in American English

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drifternoun [ C ]

us /ˈdrɪf·tər/ disapproving

a person who moves from one place to another or from one job to another without any real purpose

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

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