English

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

 

drifter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdrɪftə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪftər//
 
(disapproving)
 
jump to other results
a person who moves from one job or place to another with no real purposeExtra examples A 36-year-old drifter from Cincinnati was charged with the murder. As a young man he had been a romantic and a drifter. I spent my time in the company of drifters and losers. Several hundred drifters spend the night in the park.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drifter