how to pronounce vagrant


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vagrant is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a welsh vagrant who'd tragically taken …”

meanings of vagrant


  1. A person without settled employment or habitation who supports himself or herself by begging or some dishonest means; a tramp, a vagabond.
  2. A person who wanders from place to place; a nomad, a wanderer.
  3. Vagrans egista, a widely distributed Asian butterfly of the family Nymphalidae.
  4. An animal, typically a bird, found outside its species' usual range.


  1. Moving without a certain direction; roving, wandering; also, erratic, unsettled.
  2. Wandering from place to place, particularly when without any settled employment or habitation.
  3. Of or pertaining to a vagabond or vagrant, or a person fond of wandering.

vagrant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vagrant occurs in english on average 1.4 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 vagrant 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 vagrant can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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