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peripatetic

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Adjective, Noun
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per=i=pa=tet=ic

CIDE DICTIONARY

peripatetica. [L. peripateticus, Gr. , fr. to walk about; about + to walk: cf. F. péripatétique.].
  •  Walking about; itinerant.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle (who gave his instructions while walking in the Lyceum at Athens), or to his followers.  Howell.  [1913 Webster]
peripateticn. 
  •  One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.  Tatler.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

peripatetic, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 (of a teacher) working in more than one school or college etc.
2 going from place to place; itinerant.
3 (Peripatetic) Aristotelian (from Aristotle's habit of walking in the Lyceum whilst teaching).
--n. a peripatetic person, esp. a teacher.

Derivative
peripatetically adv. peripateticism n.
Etymology
ME f. OF peripatetique or L peripateticus f. Gk peripatetikos f. peripateo (as PERI-, pateo walk)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

peripatetic

adj. Walking about. Relating to the philosophy of Aristotle, who, while expounding it, moved from place to place in order to avoid his pupil's objections. A needless precaution -- they knew no more of the matter than he.

THESAURUS

peripatetic

Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Flying Dutchman, Goliard, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, Ulysses, ambulant, ambulative, ambulator, ambulatory, backpacker, bird of passage, circuit-riding, drifter, expeditionary, floater, foot passenger, foot soldier, foot traveler, footslogger, gad, gadabout, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, go-about, going, hiker, hitchhiker, hoofer, infantryman, itinerant, itinerary, jaywalker, journeying, locomotive, marcher, mover, moving, mundivagant, nomadic, on tour, paddlefoot, passing, pedestrian, perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrinator, peregrine, pilgrimlike, progressing, rambler, roamer, rolling stone, rover, roving, runabout, straggler, stroller, strolling, strolling player, touring, touristic, touristy, trailsman, tramper, traveling, trekking, troubadour, vagabond, vagrant, visitant, walker, walking, walkist, wanderer, wandering, wandering minstrel, wandering scholar, wayfaring

ROGET THESAURUS

peripatetic

Journey

N journey, travel, traveling, wayfaring, campaigning, journey, excursion, expedition, tour, trip, grand tour, circuit, peregrination, discursion, ramble, pilgrimage, hajj, trek, course, ambulation, march, walk, promenade, constitutional, stroll, saunter, tramp, jog trot, turn, stalk, perambulation, noctambulation, noctambulism, somnambulism, outing, ride, drive, airing, jaunt, equitation, horsemanship, riding, manege, ride and tie, basophobia, roving, vagrancy, pererration, marching and countermarching, nomadism, vagabondism, vagabondage, hoboism, gadding, flit, flitting, migration, emigration, immigration, demigration, intermigration, wanderlust, plan, itinerary, guide, handbook, guidebook, road book, Baedeker, Bradshaw, Murray, map, road map, transportation guide, subway map, procession, cavalcade, caravan, file, cortege, column, vehicle, automobile, train, bus, airplane, plane, autobus, omnibus, subway, motorbike, dirt bike, off-road vehicle, van, minivan, motor scooter, trolley, locomotive, legs, feet, pegs, pins, trotters, traveler, depot, railway station, station, traveling, ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic, roving, rambling, gadding, discursive, vagrant, migratory, monadic, circumforanean, circumforaneous, noctivagrant, mundivagrant, locomotive, wayfaring, wayworn, travel-stained, on foot, on horseback, on Shanks's mare, by the Marrowbone stage: in transitu, en route, Int, come along!.

Traveler

N traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, commuter, tourist, excursionist, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer, hiker, backpacker, Alpine Club, peregrinator, wanderer, rover, straggler, rambler, bird of passage, gadabout, gadling, vagrant, scatterling, landloper, waifs and estrays, wastrel, foundling, loafer, tramp, tramper, vagabond, nomad, Bohemian, gypsy, Arab, Wandering Jew, Hadji, pilgrim, palmer, peripatetic, somnambulist, emigrant, fugitive, refugee, beach comber, booly, globegirdler, globetrotter, vagrant, hobo, night walker, sleep walker, noctambulist, runabout, straphanger, swagman, swagsman, trecker, trekker, zingano, zingaro, runner, courier, Mercury, Iris, Ariel, comet, pedestrian, walker, foot passenger, cyclist, wheelman, rider, horseman, equestrian, cavalier, jockey, roughrider, trainer, breaker, driver, coachman, whip, Jehu, charioteer, postilion, postboy, carter, wagoner, drayman, cabman, cabdriver, voiturier, vetturino, condottiere, engine driver, stoker, fireman, guard, chauffeur, conductor, engineer, gharry-wallah, gari-wala, hackman, syce, truckman, on the road.


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