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itinerant

i·tin·er·ant

itinerant

 
pronunciation:
aI tI n rnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: moving or traveling from place to place, as to do one's work, often on a fixed circuit.
He made a living as an itinerant preacher.Itinerant workers came to pick the fruit at harvest time.
similar words:
ambulatory, fugitive, migrant, migratory
definition 2: pertaining to or characterized by such travel.
The itinerant life of their parents was hard on the children.
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who travels from place to place, often to do his or her work on a fixed circuit or as casual labor.
During the Depression, they lost their farm and were forced to become itinerants.
similar words:
migrant, transient
derivation: itinerantly (adv.)
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