itin·​er·​ary | \ ī-ˈti-nə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce itinerary (audio) , ə-, chiefly British nonstandard -ˈti-nə-rē \
plural itineraries

Definition of itinerary

1 : the route of a journey or tour or the proposed outline of one
2 : a traveler's guidebook
3 : a travel diary

Examples of itinerary in a Sentence

Progresses could last for up to two months; they usually took place between July and October, and were carefully planned in advance, with the itinerary being set out in detailed tables … — Alison Weir, Henry VIII: The King and His Court, 2001 On the Sea Paradise itinerary are several exciting dives each week, including a thrilling, must-do dive with manta rays … — Greg Johnston, Rodale's Scuba Diving, December 1995 The ancient buildings and monuments of Luxor were high on the itinerary of the first modern tourists to the Levant … — Robert Fox, The Inner Sea, 1993 We planned a detailed itinerary. Our itinerary included stops at several famous cathedrals. I'll mail you a copy of my itinerary so you'll know where to reach me.
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Recent Examples on the Web Before leaving, Clayton gets in one more hug before handing over Pine’s puppy pack containing all his potential travel needs: a chew toy, a blanket, a collar, a meal, puppy pads, clean-up bags, Lysol wipes and his itinerary. Harriet Blake, Dallas News, "Puppy love is in the air as American Airlines volunteers transport service dogs along with warm fuzzies," 30 Sep. 2020 Her itinerary included a date at New York's Madison Square Garden in June, and was to conclude with a July 18 hometown show in Lafayette and a July 19 concert at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Keith Spera,, "Louisiana native Lauren Daigle's webstream concert to benefit Hurricane Laura victims," 28 Sep. 2020 That didn’t stop the FBI from monitoring Yevtushenko: The agency filed away copies of his U.S. itinerary, which included a White House visit with President Richard Nixon. Jacob Silverman, The New Republic, "Inside the FBI’s File on Soviet Poet-Dissident Yevgeny Yevtushenko," 21 Sep. 2020 Here’s a travel itinerary that comes with a reading list: more than 70 sites in Ohio with ties to the state’s most prominent writers and authors. Susan Glaser, cleveland, "New Ohio Literary Trail celebrates sites, works of state’s best-known writers," 11 Aug. 2020 Their itinerary was mapped out thanks to the Arkansas fan base offering suggestions on Twitter. Richard Davenport, Arkansas Online, "Chance Moore's mother wowed by Northwest Arkansas," 30 Sep. 2020 Travelers can book either the full itinerary or any of six two- to three-week-long legs of the trip. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, "Cunard's Iconic World Cruise Is Coming Back to Take You to 16 Countries in 2022," 28 Sep. 2020 Starting in Miami, the itinerary included an obligatory stop in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, where the passengers loaded up on duty-free booze and cheap watches, before visiting Nassau in the Bahamas and returning to Miami. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Knut Kloster Helped Create Caribbean Cruise Industry," 25 Sep. 2020 That’s because middle seats will now appear available for groups of three or more people booking seats on the same itinerary. Kristen Leigh Painter, Star Tribune, "Delta says it will keep middle seats blocked for the rest of the year," 20 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of itinerary

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for itinerary

see itinerant

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The first known use of itinerary was in the 15th century

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15 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Itinerary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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How to pronounce itinerary (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of itinerary

: the places you go to or plan to go to on a journey also : a document in which the places you will be going to are listed

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