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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•tin•er•antaɪˈtɪn ər ənt, ɪˈtɪn-(adj.)

  1. traveling from place to place, esp. on a circuit, as a minister or judge.

  2. working in one place for a comparatively short time and then moving on to another place, as a physical or outdoor laborer.

  3. (n.)a person who alternates between working and wandering.

  4. a person who travels from place to place.

Origin of itinerant:

1560–70; < LL itinerant-, s. of itinerāns, prp. of itinerārī to journey, v. der. of L iter-, s. itiner- journey


Princeton's WordNet

  1. itinerant, gypsy, gipsy(adj)

    a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment

    "itinerant traders"

  2. itinerant(adj)

    traveling from place to place to work

    "itinerant labor"; "an itinerant judge"


  1. itinerant(Noun)

    One who travels from place to place.

  2. itinerant(Noun)

    a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not.

  3. itinerant(Adjective)

    Habitually travelling from place to place.

  4. Origin: From itinerans, present active participle of itineror.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Itinerant(adj)

    passing or traveling about a country; going or preaching on a circuit; wandering; not settled; as, an itinerant preacher; an itinerant peddler

  2. Itinerant(adj)

    one who travels from place to place, particularly a preacher; one who is unsettled

Translations for itinerant

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


travelling from place to place, eg on business

an itinerant preacher.

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