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Another word for itinerant

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Adjective
  1. Leading the life of a person without a fixed domicile; moving from place to place

      1. Of, or relating to nomads.
      2. Of, characteristic of, or like nomads or their way of life
      3. Leading a wandering life with no fixed abode; peripatetic, itinerant.
      1. Walking or moving about; not staying in one place; itinerant
      2. Of the philosophy or the followers of Aristotle, who walked about in the Lyceum while he was teaching
      3. Of or relating to the philosophy or teaching methods of Aristotle, who conducted discussions while walking about in the Lyceum of ancient Athens.
      1. Aimlessly following an irregular course or path; drifting
      2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a vagabond.
      3. Of, having to do with, or living an unsettled, drifting, or irresponsible life; vagrant; shiftless
      1. Being beyond its normal range; accidental. Used of animals.
      2. Living the life of a vagabond or tramp
      3. Living on the streets or constituting a public nuisance.
    See also:

    move

  2. Moving from one area to another in search of work

    See also:

    move

Another word for itinerant

Noun
      1. Any wanderer who has no fixed home
      2. A person with no fixed residence who roams about; a wanderer.
      3. A member of a group of people who have no fixed home and move according to the seasons from place to place in search of food, water, and grazing land.
      1. One who wanders, who travels aimlessly.
      1. A tramp
      2. An idle, disreputable, or shiftless person
      3. A person who moves from place to place without a permanent home and often without a regular means of support.
    See also:

    tramp

    traveler

Synonym Study

  • Vagrant is applied to individuals who wander about without a fixed home, and implies shiftlessness, disorderliness, etc.
  • Nomadic is applied to tribes or groups of people who have no permanent home, but move about constantly in search of food for themselves, pasture for the animals they herd, etc.
  • Peripatetic implies a walking or moving about in carrying on some activity and is applied humorously to persons who are always on the go
  • Ambulatory specifically implies ability to walk about an ambulatory patient
  • Itinerant applies to persons whose work or profession requires them to travel from place to place itinerant laborers, an itinerant preacher