Origin of itinerantLate Latin itinerans, present participle of itinerari, to travel from Classical Latin iter (gen. itineris), a walk, journey from base of ire, to go: see year
- Itinerant is defined as traveling from place to place, especially to perform a job.
An example of an itinerant worker is a construction worker who works in a different location every week.
- The definition of an itinerant is a person who travels from place to place, especially for work.
An example of an itinerant is a gardener who travels from home to home.
Origin of itinerantLate Latin itinerāns itinerant- present participle of itinerārī to travel from Latin iter itiner- journey ; see ei- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more itinerant, superlative most itinerant)
- Habitually travelling from place to place.
- an itinerant preacher or peddler
- One who travels from place to place.
- (Ireland) a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not.
From itinerāns, present active participle of itineror (“I travel”).
- With a salary granted to him by parliament he resumed his itinerant preaching in Wales.
- As an itinerant auctioneer he became well acquainted with the Germans in the S.E.
- The work of the itinerant instructors is very varied.
- The Association in 1906 had)out 1o5,00o members, besides some io,ooo in Germany and witzerland, and has nearly 2000 churches and i 200 itinerant ad other preachers.
- In 1861 Reid took lessons from an itinerant portrait-painter, William Niddrie, who had been a pupil of James Giles, R.S.A., and afterwards entered as a student in the school of the Board of Trustees in Edinburgh.