Definition of Itinerant

1. Noun. A laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment. "Itinerant traders"

Exact synonyms: Gipsy, Gypsy
Generic synonyms: Jack, Laborer, Labourer, Manual Laborer
Specialized synonyms: Swagger, Swaggie, Swagman, Tinker



2. Adjective. Traveling from place to place to work. "An itinerant judge"
Similar to: Unsettled
Derivative terms: Itinerate

Definition of Itinerant

1. a. Passing or traveling about a country; going or preaching on a circuit; wandering; not settled; as, an itinerant preacher; an itinerant peddler.

2. a. One who travels from place to place, particularly a preacher; one who is unsettled.

Definition of Itinerant

1. Adjective. Habitually travelling from place to place. ¹

2. Noun. One who travels from place to place. ¹

3. Noun. (Ireland) a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Itinerant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Itinerant

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Literary usage of Itinerant

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"The learned judge now stated, with reference to the facts, that it might have been prudent for the itinerant, which, in a foggy night, was under a press of ..."

2. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1906)
"Writ for the Assembling of the County Court before the Judges itinerant (April, 1231. Latin text, Stubbs, SC 358. Translation by Editors. 2 Stubbs, 214. ..."

3. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"1 As to the moder n history of the before the itinerant justices, see the ancient county court, see Freeman, agenda of the year 1194, Hoveden, vol. Norm. ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"The learned judge now stated, with reference to the facts, that it might have been prudent for the itinerant, which, in a foggy night, was under a press of ..."

5. Biographia juridica. A biographical dictionary of the judges of England from by Edward Foss (1870)
"In 9 Henry III., 1225, he was appointed one of the justices itinerant for Somersetshire, in which county also he had property. No other mention is made of ..."

6. History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1900)
"The Church authorities were deeply enraged by this itinerant propagandism of heresy, and Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury, calls attention " to certain ..."

7. History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America by Abel Stevens (1866)
"William Watters, the first native Methodist itinerant—His early Life —His Conversion—He becomes an itinerant — Robert Williams — Eev. ..."

8. A Student's History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1902)
"The itinerant Justices Revived.— To carry out this system Henry renewed his grandfather's experiment of sending members of the Curia Regis as itinerant ..."

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