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itinerant

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adjective itin·er·ant \-rənt\

Simple Definition of itinerant

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

Full Definition of itinerant

  1. :  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


ITINERANT Defined for Kids

itinerant

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adjective itin·er·ant \ī-ˈti-nə-rənt\

Definition of itinerant

  1. :  traveling from place to place





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