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migrant

mi·grant

migrant

 
 
pronunciation:
maI grnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: moving from place to place; migratory.
synonyms:
floating, itinerant, migratory, nomadic, peregrine, peripatetic, traveling, vagabond, vagrant
similar words:
drifting, errant, gadding, mobile, rambling, restless, roaming, roving, transient, transmigratory, wandering
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who travels from place to place to find employment, esp. a farm worker.
synonyms:
hobo, itinerant
similar words:
day laborer, drifter, floater, nomad, Okie, peripatetic, roustabout, tramp, transient, traveler, vagabond, vagrant, wayfarer
definition 2: an animal that regularly travels by instinct from one habitat to another.