First Known Use of peripatetic
Simple Definition of peripatetic
: going from place to place usually as part of your job
Examples of peripatetic
She worked as a peripatetic journalist for most of her life.
He had a peripatetic career as a salesman.
Origin of peripatetic
Middle French & Latin; Middle French peripatetique, from Latin peripateticus, from Greek peripatētikos, from peripatein to walk up and down, discourse while pacing (as did Aristotle), from peri- + patein to tread; akin to Sanskrit patha path — more at find
First Known Use: 1566
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