Definition of nomadic
1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads a nomadic tribe nomadic herders
2 : roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or without a fixed pattern of movement a nomadic hobo
Examples of nomadic in a Sentence
raised in a nomadic family, she attended half a dozen different high schools
Recent Examples of nomadic from the Web
The oil was discovered in the 1950s, when the seven former British protectorates that now make up the Emirates were inhabited mainly by nomadic Bedouin tribes and the economy ran on fishing, date farming and camel herding.
The oil was discovered in the 1950s, when the seven former British protectorates that now make up the Emirates were inhabited mainly by nomadic Bedouin tribes and the economy ran on fishing, date-farming and camel-herding.
Warner had no assets after a largely nomadic life, working odd jobs to pay for his ramblings around the country.
On the other hand, The Book of Eli declares that the world will be decimated by nuclear apocalypse in 2013, and 30 years later nomadic people will have memorized entire books and will share them with one another.
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Definition of nomadic for Students
1 : characteristic of or being a nomad or group of nomads nomadic herders a nomadic lifestyle
2 : roaming about from place to place nomadic wolves
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