a bird of passage

bird of passage

A person who remains unfixed to a certain location, relocating from one place to another. The economy has forced me to become a bird of passage, moving around the state to wherever I can find work.
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a bird of passage

If you call someone a bird of passage, you mean that they never stay in one place for long. Most of these emigrants were birds of passage who returned to Spain after a relatively short stay.
See also: bird, of, passage
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a bird of passage

someone who is always moving on.
Literally, a bird of passage is a migrant bird.
See also: bird, of, passage
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a ˌbird of ˈpassage

a person who does not stay in a place for very long
See also: bird, of, passage
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