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Negative ConnotationPlay
The term may imply a judgmental view of someone's lifestyle. SlideThe locals often referred to the man as a hobo due to his rough appearance.
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Not HomelessPlay
'Hobo' often suggests choice in traveling and living frugally. SlideHe's not homeless; he's a hobo by choice, enjoying his freedom.
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Cultural ImageryPlay
Historically, hobos are often depicted with a bindle over the shoulder. SlideThe hobo character in the movie carried a bindle, symbolizing his transient lifestyle.