hobo hobo  /ˈhoʊ boʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a disreputable vagrant

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Jack Kerouac went on the road because he too wanted to be a hobo.
  2. A notable addition to the hobo community this weekend is Tudor Williams, 44, former chef to Movie Director Steven Spielberg.
  3. I was a hobo and sometimes worse for seven years as a youth.

News

  1. Del Monte Solves the 'Fresh from the Can' Problem

    Life has never been a bowl of peaches for canned-food brands. Even if you look past the fact that canning arose as a cheap and easy way for Napoleon to feed his armies, canned foods have a dubious legacy: Cans are for Spam , for hobo stew; it’s the food you stash in the basement in case of an emergency. And then there’s the question of freshness, especially when it comes to canned produce ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: AdWeek

  2. Chad Michael Murray or a Homeless Man?

    Remember Chad Michael Murray ? You know, the perennial hunk of One Tree Hill ? If so, you probably remember him like this: Or even a little more grown up, like in this shot taken just a few months ago: Well, either he doesn't want you to remember him and gone incognito, signed on as a series regular for Portlandia , or he's simply embracing his inner hobo, because CMM's gone full beardo. Spare ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. Film about the Cleveland Torso Murderer, who decapitated and mutilated 13 bodies: Whatever happened to?

    Between September 1935 and August 1938, the bodies of seven men and five women were discovered in or near Kingsbury Run, which was then a "hobo jungle" in a creek bed running from East 90th Street and Kinsman Road to the Cuyahoga River. A 13th body, found washed up near Bratenahl in 1934, later was added to the tally.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Sun Press

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Quotes

  1. In a 2000 Rolling Stone magazine cover story, Carlos Santana said his wife was his spiritual, emotional and financial "guiding light," adding that he would "probably be a hobo" if she had not restructured his business life in 1994.
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Carlos Santana Source: Reuters

  2. "They wanted to push the image the public had of Woody Guthrie," McDonald says. "Instead of being that protest troubadour and hobo, they wanted him to be (thought of) as a modern writer, which he was."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Mac McDonald Source: PopMatters

  3. "I think one of the things with my solo records is, sometimes they weren't quite as cohesive, up until maybe 'Hobo' and 'Beautiful Door,' because I would have like a rock song and then a country-sounding song and then a blues songs, a bunch of...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Billy Bob Thornton Source: Tribune Review

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