- a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about.
Origin of wanderlust
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Related Wordstrek, driving, ride, flying, excursion, tour, transit, movement, navigation, trip, sailing, sightseeing, expedition, walk, junket, voyage, commutation, passage, seafaring, hop
Examples from the Web for wanderlust
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With the watch, Wanderlust found a way to cover costs and ensure a varied and trustworthy clientele.
The Wanderlust Projects duo are building bars in water towers and romantic getaways in abandoned resorts.
Wanderlust stresses a no-harm-done mantra, and their intention is not, as Austin puts it, “to poke holes in the security theater.”
To keep problems and surprises to a minimum, the Wanderlust team obsessively prepares.
We found every place splendid in those weeks as we let the wanderlust carry us on.The Harbor
Perhaps a trip like this would have satisfied his wanderlust.Gigolo
He fell silent and trudged on beside her, the wanderlust in his eyes.Jerry
She's the party with the wilful disposition and the late case of wanderlust.Torchy As A Pa
The old French Aydelot blood had something of the wanderlust in it.Winning the Wilderness
Margaret Hill McCarter
- a great desire to travel and rove about
German, literally: wander desire
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Word Origin and History for wanderlust
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
A German word for the irresistibly strong desire to travel or wander.
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