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peripatetic

per·i·pa·tet·ic

peripatetic

 
 
pronunciation:
pe r p te tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: walking or traveling around; going from place to place; itinerant.
He came from a peripatetic family and consequently attended many different schools as a child.He is a peripatetic plastic surgeon who treats people with facial deformities in underdeveloped countries.
similar words:
ambulatory, migrant
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who walks or travels from place to place; itinerant.
derivation: peripatetically (adv.)
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