Given up or forsaken by the natural owner or guardian; left and abandoned; as, derelict lands.
- Deserted by an owner or keeper; abandoned.
- Run-down; dilapidated.
- Neglectful of duty or obligation; remiss. See Synonyms at negligent.
- Abandoned property, especially a ship abandoned at sea.
- A homeless or jobless person; a vagrant.
- Law Land left dry by a permanent recession of the water line.