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drifter

d rif ter

  • n  a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

  • The perpetrator was Richard Speck, then 24, a drifter born in Illinois, raised in Texas, wandering from petty crime to petty crime and bar to bar.
  • It's a good spot to hide from the authorities, if you have reason to be on the run which may be how Omar al-Faruq, a 31-year-old drifter from Kuwait, ended up living there, in .
  • Patrick Purdy, 26, a drifter with guerrilla-warfare fantasies, had returned to the % school he attended 16 years earlier for a final, cowardly assault.
News & Articles

  • Vagneur: Knocking on the past’s door
    My horse Drifter and I cross the bridge across Woody Creek, thick wooden planks ringing out the methodical sound of hoofbeats just as they did in my youth. An imaginary curtain closes gently behind me, shutting out the modern world of computers, cellphones and frenzy.
    June 15, 2013 - The Aspen Times
  • See first photo of Rob Lowe as JFK in new National Geographic movie
    Rob Lowe can do pretty much whatever Rob Lowe wants to do. Play a hockey god in Youngblood . Channel a  womanizing post-college drifter in St. Elmo's Fire . Pull off possibly his best work as a White House communications staffer in The West Wing . Hell, even dress up as Jesus for a Halloween party in Class . …
    June 13, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times
  • Homeless man shot dead by police described as generous, not violent
    On the street, he was known as "G."His full name was Gregory or Greg, but homeless people don't often share their last names so nobody seems to know his.But plenty of people knew this drifter and accomplished panhandler, who rode a bicycle with the trailer behind it, which carried a sign reading "Wi...
    June 11, 2013 - Lancaster Online
Quotes

  • Brad Pitt in PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
    Pitt says, "The change has been immense. I've become a father, turned 40, and I've become more clear on the direction that I'd like to take and the things that speak to me. In my younger days I was more of drifter. I'd try many things - I'd try...
  • Pat Forde in Atlanta Journal Constitution
    ESPN.com's Pat Forde wrote: "In the coming days and weeks, the disingenuous drifter will say what Arkansas fans want to hear. He'll look at them with blank shark eyes and tell them, in a monotone voice, how excited he is to be the coach of the...
  • Jon Bauman in Salisbury Daily Times
    The deterrent effect of the bill itself has been really gratifying,Bauman said. "I'm an entertainer and I'm a Drifter."

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