Strolling vs Vagrant - What's the difference?

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Strolling is a related term of vagrant.


As nouns the difference between strolling and vagrant

is that strolling is the taking of a stroll while vagrant is a person without a home or job.

As a verb strolling

is .

As an adjective vagrant is

moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic; unsettled.

strolling

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The taking of a stroll.
  • * 1821 , John Foster, An essay on the evils of popular ignorance (page 147)
  • vagrant

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person without a home or job.
  • * 2002 , , WIGU: Day two begins
  • Paisley: What smells like dinosaur crap?
    Mother: Your brother wants people to think we’re vagrants .
    Wigu: I stink.
  • A wanderer.
  • Every morning before work, I see that poor vagrant around the neighborhood begging for food.
  • (ornithology) A bird found outside its species’ usual range.
  • Synonyms

    * beggar * down-and-out * drifter * itinerant * tramp * wanderer * vagabond * See also

    Derived terms

    * vagrancy

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Moving without certain direction; wandering; erratic; unsettled.
  • * Prior
  • That beauteous Emma vagrant courses took.
  • * Macaulay
  • While leading this vagrant and miserable life, Johnson fell in love.
  • Wandering from place to place without any settled habitation.
  • a vagrant beggar