Vagrancy Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Vagrancy, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Vagrancy?

(n) Vagrancy is the state of affair of an individual having no permanent dwelling place and surviving on alms as they cannot find a source to sustain themselves. Depending on others for survival by begging is considered as crime in many states.