Wayfaring Way"far`ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. ``A wayfaring man.'' --Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster]

{Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.

{American wayfaring tree} (Bot.), the ({Viburnum lantanoides}). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • wayfaring — index itinerant, moving (in motion), vagrancy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wayfaring — O.E. wegfarende; see WAY (Cf. way) + FARE (Cf. fare) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wayfaring — [adj] traveling drifting, gadabout, globe trotting, itinerant, itinerate, jet setting*, journeying, nomadic, perambulant, perambulatory, peripatetic, rambling, roving, rubbernecking*, vagabond, vagrant, voyaging, walking, wandering; concept 401… …   New thesaurus

  • wayfaring — wayfarer ► NOUN literary ▪ a person who travels on foot. DERIVATIVES wayfaring noun …   English terms dictionary

  • wayfaring — n. travelling, esp. on foot. Phrases and idioms: wayfaring tree a white flowered European and Asian shrub, Viburnum lantana, common along roadsides, with berries turning from green through red to black …   Useful english dictionary

  • wayfaring — adjective see wayfarer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wayfaring — /way fair ing/, adj., n. traveling, esp. on foot. [1530 40; WAY1 + FARE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wayfaring — 1. adjective a) Travelling, especially on foot. b) Peripatetic. 2. noun Travel, especially on foot …   Wiktionary

  • wayfaring — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. voyaging, rambling, vagrant; see traveling . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. hiking, hitchhiking, walking, traveling, roaming, roving, wandering, drifting, nomadic, on the move …   English dictionary for students

  • wayfaring — ‚weɪ‚ferɪŋ / feÉ™r n. striding, traveling by foot adj. wandering, traveling …   English contemporary dictionary

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