PRONUNCIATION: (nok-TIV-uh-guhnt)

MEANING: noun: One who wanders in the night.
adjective: Wandering in the night.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin nox (night) + vagus (wandering). Earliest documented use: 1614.

NOT-I-VAGANT - an arrested hobo who denies the charge

NO-CUTIVAGANT - a sports contract with guaranteed continued employment for the same club

NOCIVAGANT - wandering in the night doing harm