Monday, January 26, 2004
peripatetic adjective [pair-uh-puh-TET-ik] Of or pertaining to walking about or traveling from place to place; itinerant.
Definitions for peripatetic
- Of or pertaining to walking about or traveling from place to place; itinerant.
- Of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle (who gave his instructions while walking in the Lyceum at Athens), or to his followers.
- One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.
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Citations for peripatetic
Nevertheless, the attachment which in later life he developed towards Charleston suggests that his peripatetic childhood had left unsatisfied his need for a permanent home.
I was born in Italy, my sister on the west coast of Canada, because my father was pursuing a peripatetic career as an artist.