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itinerant

noun

adjective

Etymology summary

(attested in Anglo-Latin from late 13th century), from Late Latin itinerantem...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Nomad | itinerant

a member of a community of people who move from one place to another, rather than settling permanently in one location. There are an estimated 30-40 million nomads in the world. Many cultures have traditionally been nomadic, but traditional nomadic ... (40 of 3171 words, 22 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

itinerant | itinerating [synonym, sense-specific] | itinerantly [adverb, derived]

itinerating | working for a short time in various places, especially as a casual labourer | an itinerant worker or other person (20 of 456 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/itinerant

Merriam-Webster:

itinerant | ambulant [synonym] | ambulatory [synonym] | errant [synonym] | fugitive [synonym] | gallivanting [synonym] | nomad [synonym] | nomadic [synonym] | perambulatory [synonym] | ...

traveling from place to place ; especially, covering a circuit (10 of 124 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/itinerant

Random House Dictionary:

itinerant

traveling from place to place, especially on a circuit, as a minister, judge, or sales representative; itinerating; journeying. | characterized by ... (20 of 94 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/itinerant

Oxford Dictionary:

itinerant | itineracy [derived] | itinerancy [derived]

travelling from place to place | a person who travels from place to place. (13 of 72 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/itinerant

American Heritage Dictionary:

itinerant | itinerantly [adverb, related]

Traveling from place to place, especially to perform work or a duty | One who travels from place to place. (19 of 53 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/itinerant

New World Dictionary:

itinerant | itinerantly [adverb, related]

traveling from place to place or on a circuit | a person who travels from place to place (17 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/itinerant

Macmillan British Dictionary:

itinerant [countable, noun] | itinerants [plural]

someone who travels around frequently, especially in order to get work (11 of 36 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/itinerant 5

itinerant [only before noun]

travelling around frequently, especially in order to get work (9 of 36 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/itinerant

Wiktionary:

itinerant | itinerants [plural]

Habitually travelling from place to place. | One who travels from place to place. | [Ireland] a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not. (24 of 30 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/itinerant

Cambridge Dictionary:

itinerant

travelling from one place to another, usually to work for a short period (13 of 25 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/itinerant

Encarta Dictionary:

itinerant

traveling from place to place, especially to find work or as part of your work (15 of 50 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861622727​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

itinerant

First use: 1560s

Origin: (attested in Anglo-Latin from late 13th century), from Late Latin itinerantem (nominative itinerans), present participle of ... (17 of 35 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=itinerant

Merriam-Webster:

itinerant

First use: about 1576

Origin: Late Latin itinerant-, itinerans, present participle of itinerari to journey, from Latin itiner-, iter journey, ... (17 of 27 etymology words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/itinerant

Oxford Dictionary:

itinerant

First use: late 16th century

Origin: (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- "travelling", from the verb itinerari, from Latin ... (23 of 27 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/itinerant

New World Dictionary:

itinerant

Origin: Late Latin itinerans, present participle of itinerari, to travel from Latin iter (generally itineris), a walk, journey ... (17 of 25 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/itinerant

American Heritage Dictionary:

itinerant

Origin: Late Latin itinerāns, itinerant-, present participle of itinerārī, to travel, from Latin iter, itiner-, journey; see ei- in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/itinerant

Collins Dictionary:

itinerant

First use: 16th century

Origin: from Late Latin itinerārī to travel, from iter a journey

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/itinerant

Wiktionary:

itinerant | itinerants [plural]

Origin: itinerāns, present active participle of itineror ("I travel").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/itinerant

Encarta Dictionary:

itinerant

First use: Late 16th century

Origin: late Latin itinerant-, present participle of itinerari "journey" from Latin itiner- "way, road, journey"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861622727​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

itinerant

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "itinerant"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/itinerant

Macmillan British Dictionary:

itinerant [only before noun]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "itinerant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/itinerant

itinerant [countable, noun] | itinerants [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "itinerant"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

itinerant [only before noun]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "itinerant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/itinerant

itinerant [countable, noun] | itinerants [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "itinerant"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

itinerant

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "itinerant"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "itinerant"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/itinerant

the Free Dictionary:

itinerant

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "itinerant"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "itinerant"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "itinerant" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/itinerant

Google Dictionary:

itinerant | itinerants [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "itinerant"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

itinerant

Audio: North American pronunciation of "itinerant"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=itiner​02 word=itinerant

YourDictionary Audio:

itinerant

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "itinerant" by speech synthesizer

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