itinerant


itin·er·ant

adjective \-rənt\

: traveling from place to place : staying in a place for only a short amount of time

Full Definition of ITINERANT

:  traveling from place to place; especially :  covering a circuit <itinerant preacher>
itinerant noun
itin·er·ant·ly adverb

Examples of ITINERANT

  1. <an itinerant musician can see a lot of the world>

Origin of ITINERANT

Late Latin itinerant-, itinerans, present participle of itinerari to journey, from Latin itiner-, iter journey, way; akin to Hittite itar way, Latin ire to go — more at issue
First Known Use: circa 1576

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