What does itinerant mean?

Definitions for itinerantaɪˈtɪn ər ənt, ɪˈtɪn-

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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

  3. Origin: [LL. itinerans, -antis, p. pr. of itinerare to make a journey, fr. L. iter, itineris, a walk, way, journey. See Errant, Issue.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Itinerant

    ī-tin′er-ant, adj. making journeys from place to place: travelling.—n. one who travels from place to place, esp. a Methodist preacher: a wanderer.—ns. Itin′eracy, Itin′erancy.—adv. Itin′erantly.—adj. Itin′erary, travelling: done on a journey.—n. a book of travels: a guide-book for travellers: a rough sketch and description of the country through which troops are to march.—v.i. Itin′erāte, to travel from place to place, esp. for the purpose of preaching or lecturing. [L. itinerans, -antis, part. of itinerāri-, -atus, to travel—L. iter, itineris, a journey—īre, ītum, to go.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of itinerant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of itinerant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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