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road people

noun phrase

Persons, esp young, who travel about in vans or with backpacks; itinerants: Some road people tend to display a continual inability to adjust (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I suppose this is the road people have to travel to learn the meaning of life.

    The Heart's Country Mary Heaton Vorse
  • On the road people gave us almost certain news of Ghz Khn and other fugitives.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Along the road people were standing in the roadway, curious, wondering.

    The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
  • All along the road people stood at the windows to see me pass, and every one took their hats off.

    The Memoirs of Madame Vige Lebrun Marie Louise Elisabeth Vige-Lebrun

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