Translation of hobo in Spanish:

hobo

vagabundo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhoʊˌboʊ//ˈhəʊbəʊ/

noun

US
informal

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    vagabundo masculine
    vagabunda feminine
    linyera masculine Southern Cone informal
    • I turned to see an unshaven, uncleaned, homeless hobo.
    • Instead the poor guys ‘looked like hoboes and lived like pigs.’
    • Migration was not limited to the poor, of course, although existing studies of tramps and hoboes present intriguing questions.
    • I have a feeling I looked like a homeless hobo that sleeps under anything she can find.
    • In the hard times of the 1930s, unemployed men and transient hobos often took temporary refuge on the island, erecting small shantytowns of tents.
    • Nonetheless, hobos, like tramps, acquired a reputation for their carefree way of life, their predilection for booze, and a canon of whimsical folk songs and stories.
    • When we talked to that deranged hobo in the park who looked kind of like Dr. Phil, you said you'd do anything to save our friendship.
    • He knew it was probably just some hobo, but it was still unnerving.
    • Cohen includes a category of songs about hoboes, tramps, vagabonds, etc. who populated the boxcars and rail-yards in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
    • A few hobos and bag ladies wearing multiple layers of dirty, mismatched clothing leaned against the wall adjacent to the bench.
    • So he dressed down, stopped shaving and tried to pass himself off as just another anonymous hobo.
    • C'mon, he's a movie star, not some random hobo on the street!
    • Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Eleanor cared for a succession of hoboes, vagabonds, and bums who called at the back door of the large house the family owned on Hamond Street in Chicago.
    • During my Mother's growing up days an old hobo lived in a dugout in the vicinity of her little town.
    • Lauren laughed, ‘He was probably some hobo on the streets before.’