AskDefine | Define migrant

Dictionary Definition

migrant adj : habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers" [syn: migratory] n : traveler who moves from one region or country to another [syn: migrator]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ˈmaɪgɹənt/, /"maIgr\@nt/


  1. A migratory bird or other animal.


A migratory bird or other animal


  1. Migratory.

Extensive Definition

Migrant may refer to:
migrant in Dutch: Migrant

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

DP, avifauna, baby bird, bird, bird of Jove, bird of Juno, bird of Minerva, bird of night, bird of passage, bird of prey, birdie, birdlife, birdy, blue-collar worker, breadwinner, cage bird, casual, casual laborer, chick, common laborer, cygnet, day laborer, displaced person, diving bird, dove, drifter, drifting, eagle, eaglet, emigrant, emigre, employee, evacue, evacuee, exile, expatriate, factory worker, fish-eating bird, fledgling, flightless bird, floating, flunky, fowl, free lance, free-lancer, fruit-eating bird, full-time worker, fulmar, game bird, gypsy, hand, immigrant, in-migrant, industrial worker, insect-eating bird, itinerant, jobber, jobholder, laborer, laboring man, menial, migrator, migratory, migratory bird, migratory worker, mobile, moiler, mover, navvy, nestling, nomad, nomadic, office temporary, oscine bird, out-migrant, owl, passerine bird, peacock, peafowl, peahen, perching bird, peregrinator, peripatetic, pigeon, proletarian, ratite, roustabout, rover, salaried worker, sea bird, seed-eating bird, self-employed person, servant, shore bird, songbird, squab, stateless person, stiff, storm petrel, stormy petrel, swan, temporary, toiler, transient, transmigratory, traveler, traveller, trekker, vagrant, wading bird, wage earner, wage slave, wageworker, wanderer, warbler, water bird, waterfowl, wayfarer, wetback, wildfowl, worker, workgirl, workhand, working girl, workingman, workingwoman, workman
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