how to pronounce vagabond


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the above transcription of vagabond is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

vagabond is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of vagabond in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… nice it was a bit of a vagabond so I …”

meanings of vagabond


  1. A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.
  2. One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a hobo.


  1. To roam, as a vagabond.


  1. Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.

vagabond frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vagabond occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vagabond can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vagabond can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

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