Definition of of no fixed abode in English:

of no fixed abode

  • (Of a person) having no permanent residence: both defendants were said to be of no fixed abode
    More example sentences
    • There is a further provision in relation to children of no fixed abode.
    • Detectives said the man, who is said to be of no fixed abode, is being held at Darlington police station.
    • At an earlier hearing Hillier, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to burglary.
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