Adjective "vagrancy" definition and examples

(Vagrancy may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈveɪɡr(ə)nsi/

Definitions and examples

noun

The state of living as a vagrant; homelessness.
  1. 'It is apparent that the authorities lack the determination and will power to solve the persistent problem of vagrancy.'
  2. 'The question of the future of the banana industry also earned a place on the list as well as policies to improve life in poor communities in an effort to reduce crime, drugs, prostitution and vagrancy.'
  3. 'The report concluded that prison terms for relatively minor offences including vagrancy and larceny destabilised family and spousal relationships, and led to a loss of accommodation and employment.'

More definitions

1. the state or condition of being a vagrant: an arrest for vagrancy.

2. the conduct of a vagrant.

3. mental wandering; reverie.

More examples(as adjective)

"accesses can be vagrancy."