Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A natural impulse to change of place; a craze for travel.

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  • noun A strong impulse or longing to travel

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

  • noun very strong or irresistible impulse to travel

Etymologies

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

[German : wandern, to wander (from Middle High German) + Lust, desire (from Middle High German, from Old High German; see las- in Indo-European roots).]

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1902, from German Wanderlust ("desire for wandering"), compound of Wander (noun form of wandern ("to wander")) and Lust ("pleasure, joy").

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