unitinerant

itinerant

[ahy-tin-er-uhnt, ih-tin-]
adjective
1.
traveling from place to place, especially on a circuit, as a minister, judge, or sales representative; itinerating; journeying.
2.
characterized by such traveling: itinerant preaching.
3.
working in one place for a comparatively short time and then moving on to work in another place, usually as a physical or outdoor laborer; characterized by alternating periods of working and wandering: an itinerant farm hand.
noun
4.
a person who alternates between working and wandering.
5.
a person who travels from place to place, especially for duty or business.

Origin:
1560–70; < Late Latin itinerant- (stem of itinerāns), present participle of itinerārī to journey, equivalent to itiner- (stem of iter) journey (see iter) + -ant- -ant

itinerantly, adverb
unitinerant, adjective


1, 3. wandering, nomadic, migratory, unsettled, roving, roaming; peripatetic.


1. settled.
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itinerant (ɪˈtɪnərənt, aɪ-)
 
adj
1.  itinerating
2.  working for a short time in various places, esp as a casual labourer
 
n
3.  an itinerant worker or other person
 
[C16: from Late Latin itinerārī to travel, from iter a journey]
 
i'tinerantly
 
adv

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itinerant
1560s (attested in Anglo-L. 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). Originally in reference to circuit courts.
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