Definition of hobo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhəʊbəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊboʊ//
    (pl. hobos) (old-fashioned, especially North American English)
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  1. 1a person who travels from place to place looking for work, especially on farms
  2. 2= tramp
  3. Word Originlate 19th cent.: of unknown origin.
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