wayfarer

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noun way·far·er \ˈwā-ˌfer-ər\

Definition of wayfarer

  1. :  a traveler especially on foot

wayfaring

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Examples of wayfarer in a sentence

  1. <one of the great wayfarers of American folklore, Johnny Appleseed wandered across the country, always planting apple seeds>

Origin and Etymology of wayfarer

Middle English weyfarere, from wey, way way + -farere traveler, from faren to go — more at fare


First Known Use: 15th century


WAYFARER Defined for English Language Learners

wayfarer

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noun way·far·er \ˈwā-ˌfer-ər\

Definition of wayfarer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who travels from place to place usually by walking


WAYFARER Defined for Kids

wayfarer

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noun way·far·er \ˈwā-ˌfer-ər\

Definition of wayfarer for Students

  1. :  a traveler especially on foot



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