[ ahy-tin-uh-rer-ee, ih-tin- ]
/ aɪˈtɪn əˈrɛr i, ɪˈtɪn- /

noun, plural i·tin·er·ar·ies.

a detailed plan for a journey, especially a list of places to visit; plan of travel.
a line of travel; route.
an account of a journey; record of travel.
a book describing a route or routes of travel with information helpful to travelers; guidebook for travelers.


of or relating to travel or travel routes.
Obsolete. itinerant.

Nearby words

  1. ithyphallic,
  2. itháki,
  3. itinerancy,
  4. itinerant,
  5. itinerarium,
  6. itinerate,
  7. itn,
  8. ito,
  9. ito's nevus,
  10. ito, hirobumi

Origin of itinerary

1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin itinerārium, noun use of neuter of itinerārius of a journey, equivalent to itiner- (stem of iter) journey (see iter) + -ārius -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for itinerary


/ (aɪˈtɪnərərɪ, ɪ-) /

noun plural -aries

a plan or line of travel; route
a record of a journey
a guidebook for travellers


of or relating to travel or routes of travel
a less common word for itinerant
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Word Origin and History for itinerary



mid-15c., "route of travel," from Late Latin itinerarium "account of a journey," noun use of neuter of itinerarius "of a journey," from Latin itineris "journey" (see itinerant). By late 15c. it meant "record of a journey;" extended sense "sketch of a proposed route" is from 1856.

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