AskDefine | Define itinerant

Dictionary Definition

itinerant adj
1 traveling from place to place to work; "itinerant labor"; "an itinerant judge"
2 working for a short time in different places; "itinerant laborers"; "a road show"; "traveling salesman"; "touring company" [syn: road, touring, traveling] n : an itinerant laborer who works for a short time in various places

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. One who travels from place to place.
  2. a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not.


  1. Habitually travelling from place to place.

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Extensive Definition

''For the word itinerant used to describe electrons from free-electron metals, see jellium.
An itinerant is a person who travels from place to place with no real home.

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