traveling

adjective trav·el·ing \ ˈtra-və-liŋ , ˈtrav-liŋ \
variants: or travelling
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

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

  1. a troupe of traveling actors

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First Known Use of traveling

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TRAVELING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of traveling for English Language Learners

  • : 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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