vagabond (adj.)

early 15c. (earlier vacabond, c. 1400), from Old French vagabond, vacabond "wandering, unsteady" (14c.), from Late Latin vagabundus "wandering, strolling about," from Latin vagari "wander" (from vagus "wandering, undecided;" see vague) + gerundive suffix -bundus.

vagabond (n.)

c. 1400, earlier wagabund (in a criminal indictment from 1311); see vagabond (adj.). Despite the earliest use, in Middle English often merely "one who is without a settled home, a vagrant" but not necessarily in a bad sense. Notion of "idle, disreputable person" predominated from 17c.

Definitions of vagabond
vagabond (n.)
anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place;
pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea
vagabond (n.)
a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support;
Synonyms: vagrant / drifter / floater / clochard
vagabond (adj.)
wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community;
led a vagabond life
Synonyms: rootless
vagabond (adj.)
continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another;
Synonyms: aimless / drifting / floating / vagrant
vagabond (v.)
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;
roving vagabonds
Synonyms: roll / wander / swan / stray / tramp / roam / cast / ramble / rove / range / drift