peregrinate

verb per·e·gri·nate \ ˈper-ə-grə-ˌnāt \

Definition of peregrinate

peregrinated; peregrinating
intransitive verb
:to travel especially on foot :walk
transitive verb
:to walk or travel over :traverse

peregrination

play \ˌper-ə-grə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

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Examples of peregrinate in a Sentence

  1. Jack Kerouac's celebrated novel about penniless free spirits peregrinating the United States.

  2. a couple of backpacking college students who decided to spend the summer peregrinating around Ireland

First Known Use of peregrinate

1593

peregrinate Synonyms

Synonyms
course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, traverse, proceed (along), track, transit, travel
Related Words
hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross


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