Origin of itinerant
Examples from the Web for itinerant
Unlike Brunner, Remer was itinerant, and spent much time in that other nest of postwar Nazis—Cairo.
In the meantime, he continued his itinerant existence, sometimes living for months in his Airstream trailer with no phone.J.J. Cale, Dead at 74, Was a Songwriter Beyond Compare|Malcolm Jones|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This 13th-century fresco of a lion was painted near Burgos in Spain, probably by an itinerant English artist from Winchester.
From there, Leo lived an itinerant childhood, eventually winding up in England.
It's a memoir of growing up as the son of an itinerant Arabist foreign service officer.
Some of these itinerant writing craftsmen had professional fame.In Our Town|William Allen White
Before they came to live in the other part, she had taken a dozen lessons of an itinerant drawing-master.
With the close of his itinerant labors, we now come to another important and interesting epoch in his life.Biography of Rev. Hosea Ballou|Maturin M. Ballou
It was much in favour with itinerant dealers of all kinds, and equally so with beggars.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
An itinerant lecturer upon an unpopular cause has enough hot water without seeking out a geyser.The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for itinerant
Word Origin for itinerant
Word Origin and History for itinerant
1560s (attested in Anglo-Latin from late 13c.), from Late Latin itinerantem (nominative itinerans), present participle of itinerare "to travel," from Latin iter (genitive itineris) "journey," from ire "go" (see ion). Originally in reference to circuit courts.