Search Result for "itinerant":
1. a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment;
- Example: "itinerant traders"
[syn: itinerant, gypsy, gipsy]
1. traveling from place to place to work;
- Example: "itinerant labor"
- Example: "an itinerant judge"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Itinerant \I*tin"er*ant\, a. One who travels from place to place, particularly a preacher; one who is unsettled. [1913 Webster] Glad to turn itinerant, To stroll and teach from town to town. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Itinerant \I*tin"er*ant\ ([-i]*t[i^]n"[~e]r*ant), a. [LL. itinerans, -antis, p. pr. of itinerare to make a journey, fr. L. iter, itineris, a walk, way, journey. See Errant, Issue.] Passing or traveling about a country; going or preaching on a circuit; wandering; not settled; as, an itinerant preacher; an itinerant peddler. [1913 Webster] The king's own courts were then itinerant, being kept in the king's palace, and removing with his household in those royal progresses which he continually made. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
70 Moby Thesaurus words for "itinerant": Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Flying Dutchman, Goliard, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, Ulysses, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, bird of passage, circuit-riding, drifter, expeditionary, floater, gad, gadabout, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, go-about, going, itinerary, journeying, locomotive, mover, moving, mundivagant, nomadic, on tour, passing, pedestrian, perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrinator, peregrine, peripatetic, pilgrimlike, progressing, rambler, rambling, ranging, roamer, roaming, rolling stone, rover, roving, runabout, shifting, straggler, stroller, strolling, strolling player, touring, touristic, touristy, traveling, trekking, troubadour, vagabond, vagrant, visitant, walking, wanderer, wandering, wandering minstrel, wandering scholar, wayfaring