The East Village is packed with the eclectic and the edgy. Gorgeous women are as plentiful as the dive bars and sidewalk cafes. But so are the foul-smelling junkies, and piss-drunk, noctivagant hipsters.


Adjective

  1. Going about in the night; night-wandering.

Pronunciations

  • /nɒkˈtɪvəɡənt/

Origin

From Late Latin noctivagans, from noctivagare, from Latin nocti- (“night”) + participle form of vagari (“to wander”).


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Noctivagant.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/noctivagant. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “noctivagant”, accessed October 23, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/noctivagant.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Noctivagant. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/noctivagant


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