Straggler vs Nomad - What's the difference?

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Straggler is a related term of nomad.


As nouns the difference between straggler and nomad

is that straggler is one who straggles, or departs from the direct or proper course, or from the company to which he belongs while nomad is nomad.

As an adjective nomad is

nomadic.

straggler

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who straggles, or departs from the direct or proper course, or from the company to which he belongs.
  • One who falls behind the rest.
  • One who rambles without any settled direction.
  • A roving vagabond.
  • Something that shoots, or spreads out, beyond the rest, or too far; an exuberant growth.
  • Something that stands alone or by itself.
  • Derived terms

    * blue straggler

    nomad

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia nomad) (en noun)
  • A member of a group of people who, having no fixed home, move around seasonally in search of food, water and grazing etc.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , title= Geothermal Energy , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads , wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.}}
  • A wanderer.
  • Derived terms

    * grey nomad * nomade * nomadic * nomadism

    Anagrams

    * * ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Noun

  • Declension

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