Definition of wayfaring in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwāˌferiNG/


(Of a person) traveling on foot: a wayfaring stranger
More example sentences
  • Government designs statutes that gently steer the wayfaring press away from trampling on individual privacy.
  • Grace Ruga was 20 years old and seven months pregnant that day in June when the wayfaring kittens arrived at her condo.
  • One might say that this wayfaring lad is a nephew of the wanderer in Schubert's Winter Journey '.


The action of traveling by foot.
Example sentences
  • We had, as a tribe, sat in a circle and told the harrowing stories of our wayfaring members and I think we would never be the same.
  • The title track, ‘I am a poor wayfaring stranger’, in particular is beautiful, his sensitive use of single strings recalling Luciano Berio's economical folksong arrangements.
  • Her father had been a wayfaring Dutch merchant from Antwerp.

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Syllabification: way·far·ing

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