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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Greek


Relating to traveling from one place to another


Moving around on foot

Examples of Peripatetic in a sentence

"After several years in the military, he was growing weary of his peripatetic lifestyle."

"Her wanderlust shines through in her peripatetic adventures."

About Peripatetic

Nomads, soldiers, and restless explorers all lead peripatetic lives. The term refers to anyone who travels from one place to another on foot, but its most specific definition applies to those who do so for fun. As they say, not all who wander are lost.

Did you Know?

Peripatetic also refers to the followers of Aristotle, whose teachings inspired a school of philosophy. Though informal, the institution had a strong influence on subsequent thinkers.

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