Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: itinerant

Definition: wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher

Sentences Containing 'itinerant'

"Cornerstone" began as an 8-page black-and-white newspaper in 1971, printed at various locations by the itinerant Jesus People community.
A debtera (or dabtara; Ge'ez\Tigrinya\Amharic: ደብተራ ; plural, Ge'ez\Tigrinya: "debterat", Amharic: "debtrawoch" ) is an itinerant religious figure among the Beta Israel and in the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Churches, who sings hymns and dances for churchgoers, and who performs exorcisms and white magic to aid the congregation.
A teacher of Robert Aitken, Senzaki established an itinerant sitting hall from San Francisco to Los Angeles, where he taught until his death in 1958.
After a decade of itinerant peddling, he settled down and started what would become the Hecht stores.
After completing high school (gymnasium), he received a state scholarship, and in 1866 he also studied iconography with an itinerant Italian artist, then living in Belgrade.
After this itinerant spell in America, during which time it is believed he worked as a journeyman tailor, in 1858 Davis left California and moved to Western Canada to try and find more profitable work.
Among its forerunners, can be noted the itinerant chapman and ballad seller, the religious colporteur, and the camp library of Napoleon I listed in Bourrienne's "Mémoires".
An itinerant blacksmith named Tang Tianchi is reputed to have invented the wrought-iron picture in Wuhu, when a painter whom he admired chided him, "You will never make pictures by beating iron."
As with other Kai Lung novels, the main plot serves primarily as a vehicle for the presentation of the gem-like, aphorism-laden stories told by the protagonist Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China.
At the same time, there were also itinerant musicians, duos and trios: for them, see "trova".
But what a Tully or a Demosthenes could scarcely effect over a Roman or Athenian audience, every _Capuchin_, every itinerant or stationary teacher can perform over the generality of mankind, and in a higher degree, by touching such gross and vulgar passions.
Enoch Crosby, a counterintelligence officer, posed as an itinerant shoemaker (his civilian trade) to travel through southern New York state while infiltrating Loyalist cells.
Formerly a regular soldier, itinerant labourer and professional boxer, he now specializes in military history and has contributed to many books on weaponry and military history, as well as writing on Victorian painting.
He had been, I imagine, an itinerant doctor, for there was no town in England, or country in Europe, of which he could not give a very particular account.
He is currently directing “At Work”, an itinerant and digital project with "lettera27" Foundation, in partnership with Moleskine, as well as the Pan African Master Classes in Photography, project that he conceived with the Goethe Institut, and setting up the collection of contemporary art for the future Memorial Acte Museum in Guadeloupe.
In the 19th century there grew up in Santiago de Cuba a group of itinerant musicians who moved around earning their living by singing and playing the guitar.
It was in this context that a wave of itinerant singing masters, including William Billings, arose, creating hymns that remain standard across the country.
Jean Frédéric Oberlin is said to have founded itinerant libraries in his parish of Waldersbach in the Vosges Mountains at about the same time that the East Lothian libraries were established.
Multiple regional styles developed based on the chance availability of Carolingian manuscripts as models to copy, and the availability of itinerant artists.
Often peripatetic blues musicians were attracted there for itinerant work and they lived in what were called the "quarters" for bachelors, known for the partying and drinking going on there.
Owen was an itinerant preacher in Merioneth, Caernarvonshire and Montgomeryshire.
Photo Exhibit of Swami Vivekananda's life, from his childhood, training under Sri Ramakrishna, itinerant days, his appearance at the Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893, return to India, triumphal reception given in Madras and other parts of India, founding of Ramakrishna Mission, his second visit to the West, return to India and passing away in 1902.
Records from Alexandria, long a crossroads of commerce and ideas, indicate that itinerant monks from the Indian subcontinent may have influenced philosophical currents of the time.
Samuel Hecht became an itinerant peddler selling his goods in and around Baltimore and on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.
The 4th Robert Marmion of Tamworth Castle (1185 – 1218), also known as "Robert the Justice", was appointed "Head of the Itinerant" by King Henry II; role equating to a mobile Lord Chief Justice.
The large circular verandah exhibits 120 photographs relating to Swamiji from his days as an itinerant monk to his spiritual conquest of the West, which has become a part of World History.
The piping competitions maintain their pre-eminence in the world of competitive bagpiping, and although changed by an increasingly expatriate and itinerant membership, the annual autumn and Christmas balls are highlights of the season.
Upon Father Kemble's returned to Monmouthshire he served more than 50 years as an itinerant priest, winning admirers even among Protestants.
Whoever reads the instructions (They are to be found in Tyrol's History of England) which were given to the judges of the circuit in the time of Henry II will see clearly that those judges were a sort of itinerant factors, sent round the country for the purpose of levying certain branches of the king's revenue.

More Vocab Words

::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
::: manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
::: obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
::: impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
::: generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
::: smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.