itinerary

noun

itin·​er·​ary ī-ˈti-nə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce itinerary (audio)
ə-,
 chiefly British nonstandard  -ˈti-nə-rē
plural itineraries
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.
Recent Examples on the Web All of Virgin's ships have some itineraries including Caribbean Mexico, but the Scarlet Lady is particularly popular in the region, since Terminal V is its year-round home port. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 10 July 2024 Tropical Depression Beryl has snarled plenty of travel plans this week, with thousands of flights canceled and cruise lines rerouting itineraries. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 10 July 2024 Though seeing some art and doing some shopping is also on the itinerary, Owens says. Janine Rubenstein, Peoplemag, 9 July 2024 The itinerary for the week is kept private, sparking gossip and intrigue and even a parody on the HBO show Succession, right down to the conference's casual dress code and required name tags (yes, even for Mark Zuckerberg). Aron Solomon, Newsweek, 9 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for itinerary 

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Word History

Etymology

see itinerant

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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Cite this Entry

“Itinerary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/itinerary. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

itinerary

noun
itin·​er·​ary ī-ˈtin-ə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce itinerary (audio)
ə-
plural itineraries
1
: the route of a journey
2
: a travel diary
3
: a traveler's guidebook
itinerary adjective
Etymology

Middle English itinerarie "route of a journey," from Latin itinerarium (same meaning), derived from earlier itiner-, iter "journey, passage," from ire "to go" — related to exit, issue, transit

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