A homeless, usually penniless person, in some way associated with a life along the rails.
A migratory laborer. puhekieltä A tramp, vagabond; hence bum.
A kind of large handbag.
1989, Susan Ludwig, Janice Steinberg, Petite Style (page 46)
Avoid bulky styles such as duffle sacks, buckets, doctors' satchels, and hobos.
puhekieltä To be a hobo, tramp, bum etc.
''Joe idly hoboed through half the country till he realized hoboing never gets you anywhere in life.