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Drifter   /drˈɪftər/   Listen
Drifter

noun
1.
A wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support.  Synonyms: floater, vagabond, vagrant.






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"Drifter" Quotes from Famous Books



... partly from a desire to escape the monotony of old scenes and familiar faces; and partly because one day while in "town" he had listened attentively to a desert nomad, or "drifter," who had told a tale of a country where water was to be the magic which would open the gates of fortune to the eager ...
— Square Deal Sanderson • Charles Alden Seltzer

... there 'A Passer-by.' My real name is Burton. Until lately I was an auctioneer's clerk. Now I am a drifter—what you will." ...
— The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton • E. Phillips Oppenheim



Words linked to "Drifter" :   bum, bird of passage, vagrant, drift, rover, vagabond, have-not, sundowner, beachcomber, hobo, tramp, roamer, poor person, floater, wanderer



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