traveling

adjective
trav·​el·​ing | \ˈtra-və-liŋ, ˈtrav-liŋ\
variants: or travelling

Definition of traveling 

1 : that travels a traveling opera company a traveling executive

2 : carried, used by, or accompanying a traveler a traveling alarm clock a traveling companion

Examples of traveling in a Sentence

a troupe of traveling actors

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The video, which the White House also showed to the traveling press corps before Trump answered questions at a rambling news conference, showcased the president’s reality television sensibility. BostonGlobe.com, "At the summit, unscripted moments steal the show," 13 June 2018 Cooke joined McCain for two days in New Hampshire—riding along with national political reporters as the Arizona senator regaled the traveling press corps over coffee and donuts. Graham Vyse, The New Republic, "How the Washington Press Fell in Love With John McCain," 25 May 2018 When planning his first official trip to Asia, Tillerson chose an airplane too small to accommodate the traveling press corps, opting to be accompanied by just one reporter from a conservative website. chicagotribune.com, "Rex Tillerson proves CEOs are DOA in Washington," 13 Mar. 2018 Pence had another engagement that evening and had a plane to catch; his traveling press pool was told to stay in the van. Alex Shephard, New Republic, "ESPN got played by Donald Trump.," 10 Oct. 2017 No more daily press briefings, no more traveling reporters dogging his trail, as few press conferences as possible—just let Sean Hannity give him an on-air shoeshine now and then. James Wolcott, The Hive, "There’s Nowhere Left for Sean Spicer to Hide," 4 July 2017 A White House spokeswoman with the traveling press corps hotel here in Bridgewater, N.J., a few miles from Trump's golf club, declined to address questions about the tweet. David Nakamura, Washington Post, "Trump appears to promote violence against CNN with tweet," 2 July 2017 No more daily press briefings, no more traveling reporters dogging his trail, as few press conferences as possible—just let Sean Hannity give him an on-air shoeshine now and then. James Wolcott, The Hive, "There’s Nowhere Left for Sean Spicer to Hide," 4 July 2017 Even with those brief asides from bilateral talks and news conferences, however, Obama waxed poetic about what a visit to the City of Light might mean if he wasn't surrounded by hundreds of security personnel, aides and a traveling press corps. Allie Malloy, CNN, "Presidential dining delights in the City of Light," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of traveling

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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traveling

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of traveling

: going to different places instead of staying in one place

: relating to the activity of traveling

: designed to be used by someone who is traveling

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