Wayfarer definition

wāfârər
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One who travels, especially on foot.
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A person who travels, esp. from place to place on foot.
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A traveller, especially one on foot.
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A type of glasses, with pointed ends and rounded bottoms. Also called nerd glasses.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wayfarer
Plural:
wayfarers

Origin of wayfarer

  • Middle English weifarere wei way way faren to go on a journey (from Old English faran per-2 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English weyfarere, equivalent to way +"Ž farer. Compare Old English weÄ¡farend (“wayfarer, traveler").

    From Wiktionary