Definition of wayfaring in English:


Syllabification: way·far·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwāˌfe(ə)riNG


  • (Of a person) traveling on foot: a wayfaring stranger
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    • 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 '.


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  • The action of traveling by foot.
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    • 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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