A Word A Day : itinerant

Monday, 7th July 2008 : Today's Word is ...

itinerant :

Definition :

adjective :

traveling from place to place

usage :

  • The life of a traveling salesman is an itinerant one.

  • The itinerant junk dealer passes through out neighborhood every month or so, pulling his wagon of odds and ends.

  • The international banker's itinerant lifestyle began to seem less glamorous to him after his first child was born.

  • A closely related word is itinerary which is the planned route or schedule of a trip.

  • The traveling salesman taped his itinerary to the refrigerator before every trip so that his wife would know how to reach him on the telephone.

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