hoboes hoboes  /ˈhoʊ boʊz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a disreputable vagrant

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I'll call back, but my point was, if you think about it, they are ALL hoboes 3:01 PM Feb 6th from mobile web @scharpling @Twitterkins I was too busy with getting my mind blown.
  2. So unless those hoboes were planting viruses on my system, I would have no right to stop them surfing away.
  3. Coca was a versatile performer, who could play aristocrats as well as hoboes; Caesar was fast-talking and dynamic.

News

  1. Today in history: Feb. 16, 2014

    In 1914: Two youthful hoboes were arrested in Redding who said they have been tramping all over Northern California for several weeks. They were wanted by the officers in Kennett for a petty case.
    on February 16, 2014     Source: The Record Searchlight

  2. Today in history: Feb. 15, 2014

    In 1914: Two hoboes were arrested in the Idanha lodging house in Redding for fighting and were taken to the county jail pending the recovery of David Jackson, who was stabbed with a pocket knife by George W. Brown.
    on February 15, 2014     Source: The Record Searchlight

Quotes

  • "To Ralph's bemusement and sometimes anger, she fed the hoboes, most of them white, who came to their back door looking for a handout," Rampersad writes.
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Arnold Rampersad Source: New Yorker

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