Pronunciation: (drif'tur), [key]
1. a person or thing that drifts.
2. a person who goes from place to place, job to job, etc., remaining in each for a short period, esp. a hobo.
3. Also called drift' boat". a boat used in fishing with a drift net.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.