The definition of transitory is something temporary or not permanent.(adjective)
Lodging that you stay in for only a day or two at a time is an example of lodging that would be described as transitory.
See transitory in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME transitorie < MFr transitoire < LL(Ec) transitorius < L, adapted for passing through < transitus: see transit
See transitory in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English transitorie
Origin: , from Old French transitoire
Origin: , from Late Latin trānsitōrius
Origin: , from Latin, having a passageway
Origin: , from trānsitus, passage; see transit.
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