Vagrant is defined as a person who wanders.(noun)
An example of a vagrant is a homeless person who travels from place to place.
The definition of vagrant is living on the streets or wandering.(adjective)
An example of the use of vagrant as an adjective is in the phrase "a vagrant family," which means a family who constantly moves from place to place without ever having a home.
See vagrant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME vagraunt, prob. < Anglo-Fr wacrant, walcrant < OFr walcrer, to wander < Frank *walken (see walk): infl. prob. by L vagari, to wander
See vagrant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English vagraunt
Origin: , probably alteration of Old French wacrant
Origin: , present participle of wacrer, to wander
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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