Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Vagabond"

The meaning of "Vagabond" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa vagabond?
A: A vagabond is someone who travels from place to place without a job or a home

Synonyms of "Vagabond" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre vagabond e nomad ?
A: Vagabond would be more likely to describe an individual. Nomad can refer to an individual like this but more often responds to a way of life for a group of people or a member of that group.

The man is a vagabond.
They are a nomadic tribe.
I met a nomad in the desert. He showed me how his people live off the land, never staying in one place.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre vagabond e tramp ?
A: If you are using them in the same context, they mean almost the same thing. A "tramp" might be slightly more transient (moving from place to place) than a vagabond. However, "tramp" has an additional meaning in which it can be an insult to a woman who is seen to have low moral behavior, especially promiscuity. Both "vagabond" and "tramp" are seldom used in spoken English, you're going to find them used mainly in books or old movies.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre vagabond e tramp ?
A: A tramp is someone with no home and no money who "tramps" (tramp = walk) the streets. A vagabond originally had a similar meaning, but over time it came to mean a bad, dishonest man (even if he has money!). Vagabond is not used currently; it is very old fashioned (17-19th century). Tramp is still used commonly.

Translations of "Vagabond"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? vagabond
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Other questions about "Vagabond"

Q: a vagabond : could you give me a little bit money ? Or would you have money to give me? soa natural?
A: could you give me a little bit/some money? probably not...would you have money to give me? The best would be - Do you have any change you could spare?

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