Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To travel from place to place.

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  • v. To travel from place to place

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To wander without a settled habitation; to travel from place or on a circuit, particularly for the purpose of preaching, lecturing, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To travel from place to place, as in the prosecution of business, or for the purpose of holding court or of preaching; journey in a regular course.
  • Itinerant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. travel from place to place, as for work

Etymologies

Late Latin itinerārī, itinerāt-, from Latin iter, itiner-, journey; see itinerary.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The statement also states that Mr Guglielmucci is an “itinerate minister who held a credential with the Australian Christian Churches”

    Money back pledge from disgraced pastor Michael Guglielmucci

  • The “non-normal” sciences, in fact, were theatricalized during the period and made the substance of itinerate lecturers, exhibitionists, and “peep” shows.

    Feminist Utopianism and Female Sexuality in Joanna Baillie’s Comedies

  • So ... what is it about this itinerate cobbler's son become raconteur and fashion policeman to the world's glitterati that makes him the center of today's Powerpeoples 'world? heheRUSH LIMBAUGH SHOULD BE ARRESTED AT ONCE!

    Mayor Bloomberg, Buy Those Handguns

  • And at one point, when a new hall was being built to accommodate itinerate preachers, Franklin wrote the fund-raising document and urged citizens to be tolerant enough so “that even if the Mufti of Constantinople were to send a missionary to preach Mohammedanism to us, he would find a pulpit at his service.”

    American Sketches

  • Many speakers belonged to Europe's familiar interfaith mafia, who itinerate between well-funded international conferences.

    Philip Jenkins: Looking For A Few Good Muslims

  • Anyway, even though I am not an itinerate bird watcher myself, it was very interesting to see how many people are so involved with their projects and the incredible variety of birds (and wildlife) there is on the east coast of Mexico.

    IV North American Ornithological Conference

  • This is the kind of stuff you ` d expect to hear from some traveling itinerate preacher somewhere, not someone heading up one of the largest black churches in the city of Chicago.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2008

  • After he stabs one of the British mine managers with a screwdriver, Johnny is forced to move from town to town as an itinerate worker, teaming up with communist sympathizers on the way.

    The Harmony Silk Factory - Review

  • John, the itinerate artist and tech wizard, left an interesting comment the other day that I should not wait for my muse.

    Let the universe decide « knitnut.net

  • Those plucky, itinerate (ph) robots on mars are still unlocking secrets of the red planet three years after this scene.

    CNN Transcript Jan 25, 2007

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