- Travelling from place to place: itinerant tradersMore example sentences
travelling, peripatetic, wandering, wayfaring, roving, roaming, rambling, touring, nomadic, gypsy, migrant, migratory, ambulatory; vagrant, vagabond, homeless, of no fixed address/abode, displaced; footloose, rootless, drifting, floating, unsettled, restless; globetrotting, jet-setting• archaic errant
- The alert follows a flood of complaints about itinerant traders who charge extortionate prices for bitumen coverings for drives.
- Serving mostly itinerant and homeless women, many of whom have mental difficulties, Chez Doris is accepting donations.
- A restless, itinerant soul, he didn't stay in Symington long, setting up shop in a small family-run hotel in Ayr.
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- A person who travels from place to place.More example sentences
- A party of Irish itinerants travelling in around 24 vehicles arrived at the Back Lane side of the factory on Sunday evening.
- They have been replaced by itinerants, travelling in big American pick-ups towing huge, gaudy modern caravans.
- My parents were itinerants, travelling from farm to station to farm to station… you get the idea.
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- Alexander pursued a lucrative itinerancy painting portraits in America, and when he had exhausted his possibilities, he returned to Scotland.
- Irish migrants were well accustomed to patterns of temporary itinerancy and responded to situational exigencies with resilience and tactical virtuosity.
- For them itinerancy was a habit born of necessity.
late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- 'travelling', from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- 'journey, road'.