itinerant

  • 1 itinérant — itinérant, ante [ itinerɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1874; angl. itinerant, lat. itinerari « voyager » 1 ♦ (Chez les méthodistes) Pasteur itinérant, qui va de lieu en lieu prêcher la doctrine (opposé à pasteur sédentaire). 2 ♦ Cour. Qui se déplace dans l… …

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  • 2 itinerant — ITINERÁNT, Ă, itineranţi, te, adj. Care se deplasează din loc în loc pentru a desfăşura o anumită activitate, pentru a exercita o anumită profesiune. – Din fr. itinérant. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  itineránt adj. m., pl.… …

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  • 3 itinerant — adj Itinerant, peripatetic, ambulatory, ambulant, nomadic, vagrant mean having no fixed or settled station but moving from place to place. Itinerant is applicable chiefly to individuals or to groups whose calling or office requires travel along a …

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  • 4 itinerant — I adjective ambulant, ambulatory, passing, peripatetic, journeying, moving, traveling, wandering, wayfaring associated concepts: itinerant dealer, itinerant merchant, itinerant trader, itinerant vendor II noun drifter, peripatetic, traveler,… …

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  • 5 itinerant — Ⅰ. itinerant UK US /aɪˈtɪnərənt/ adjective [before noun] ► travelling from place to place, usually for work: itinerant labourers/workers/workforce »The precise number of the itinerant workforce currently in London is not known. »an itinerant life …

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  • 6 Itinerant — I*tin er*ant ([ i]*t[i^]n [ e]r*ant), a. [LL. itinerans, antis, p. pr. of itinerare to make a journey, fr. L. iter, itineris, a walk, way, journey. See {Errant}, {Issue}.] Passing or traveling about a country; going or preaching on a circuit;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 itinerant — [ī tin′ərənt, i tin′ərənt] adj. [LL itinerans, prp. of itinerari, to travel < L iter (gen. itineris), a walk, journey < base of ire, to go: see YEAR] traveling from place to place or on a circuit n. a person who travels from place to place… …

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  • 8 Itinerant — I*tin er*ant, a. One who travels from place to place, particularly a preacher; one who is unsettled. [1913 Webster] Glad to turn itinerant, To stroll and teach from town to town. Hudibras. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 itinerant — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ travelling from place to place. ► NOUN ▪ an itinerant person. ORIGIN from Latin itinerari travel , from iter journey, road …

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  • 10 itinérant — itinérant, ante (entrée créée par le supplément) (i ti né ran, ran t ) adj. Dans le méthodisme, prédicateurs itinérants, prédicateurs qui vont de lieu en lieu prêcher la parole de Dieu. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. itinerare, voyager …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 11 itinerant — (adj.) 1560s (attested in Anglo Latin from late 13c.), from L.L. itinerantem (nom. itinerans), prp. of itinerare to travel, from L. iter (gen. itineris) journey, from ire go (see ION (Cf. ion)). Originally in reference to circuit courts …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 itinerant — [adj] roaming afoot, ambulant, ambulatory, floating, gypsy, journeying, migratory, moving, nomadic, on foot, peripatetic, ranging, riding the rails*, roving, shifting, travelling, unsettled, vagabond, vagrant, wandering, wayfaring; concepts… …

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  • 13 itinerant — adjective Etymology: Late Latin itinerant , itinerans, present participle of itinerari to journey, from Latin itiner , iter journey, way; akin to Hittite itar way, Latin ire to go more at issue Date: circa 1576 traveling from place to place;… …

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  • 14 itinerant — itinerantly, adv. /uy tin euhr euhnt, i tin /, adj. 1. traveling from place to place, esp. on a circuit, as a minister, judge, or sales representative; itinerating; journeying. 2. characterized by such traveling: itinerant preaching. 3. working… …

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  • 15 itinerant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. wandering, nomadic, wayfaring, peripatetic, traveling. See travel. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wandering, roving, nomadic, vagrant, migratory, peripatetic; see also vagrant 2 , wandering 1 . Syn.… …

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  • 16 itinerant — [[t]aɪtɪ̱nərənt[/t]] itinerants 1) ADJ: ADJ n An itinerant worker travels around a region, working for short periods in different places. [FORMAL] ...the author s experiences as an itinerant musician. Syn: travelling 2) N COUNT An itinerant is… …

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  • 17 itinerant — I UK [aɪˈtɪnərənt] / US adjective [only before noun] travelling around frequently, especially in order to get work itinerant workers II UK [aɪˈtɪnərənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms itinerant : singular itinerant plural itinerants someone who …

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  • 18 Itinerant — For the word itinerant used to describe electrons from free electron metals, see jellium.An itinerant is a person who travels from place to place with no real home.Types of itinerants:*Nomads *Roma people (Gypsies) *Yeniche people *Irish… …

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  • 19 itinerant — i|tin|e|rant [aıˈtınərənt] adj [only before noun] formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: , present participle of itinerari to go on a journey , from iter journey ] travelling from place to place, especially to work ▪ itinerant labourers… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 itinerant — i|tin|er|ant1 [ aı tınərənt ] adjective only before noun traveling around frequently, especially in order to get work: itinerant workers itinerant i|tin|er|ant 2 [ aı tınərənt ] noun count someone who travels around frequently, especially in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English