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English

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
hobo

Plural
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  1. A homeless person in some way associated with a life on the rails.

Usage notes

  • Often used as attributively, as if an adjective. For example, "hobo stew", "he was leading a hobo life."

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Adjective

hobo (not comparable)

Positive
hobo

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. In an informal style, as in a hobo jacket or purse; or hobo style parking (i.e., first come, first served); or hobo stew (made of whatever ingredients are available).

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Dutch

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Pronunciation

Etymology

from French hautbois (from haut 'high' + bois 'wood')

Noun

hobo m. (plural hobo's, diminutive hobootje)

  1. oboe (a melody wind instrument)

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