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itinerant

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Definition marked by traveling from place to place to work
  • The Holy Bible—which I carried in a bundle along with Time magazine and the Washington Post—had been part of my itinerancy for years.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • I had already accepted the fate of the rest of my days being spent alone, an itinerant wanderer with no place to go.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Called myself Brother Blakeslee, itinerant Baptist preacher and peddler of fine merchandise.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • I hadn't seen a living person in fourteen days, except here, and he was an itinerant photographer with a bookful of orders to take pictures.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • He travelled with his engine from farm to farm, from county to county, for as yet the steam threshing-machine was itinerant in this part of Wessex.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • I imagine some itinerant found it and made use of it.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • Randy guessed he was an itinerant carpenter settled in Pistolville.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • He discovered that most of the cases had appeared after the visits of an itinerant seamstress, a spinster virtuous and almost painfully hygienic.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • An itinerant photographer who took the only picture of him that could have been preserved was forced to smash his plates without developing them.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • She was right: the doll had been brought not by his coachman but by an itinerant shrimpmonger whom no one knew.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • They were Levantines, itinerant vendors of cheap rugs, and each bore on his arm a bundle.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • All day long the voices of itinerant tradesmen blared in through the open windows.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He overtook another of these itinerant masses, and examined it.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • A group of itinerant teachers and philosophers from the Greek colonies flocked to Athens.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • One day she met the itinerant Vilbert.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • He ran errands for an "itinerant photographer" who stopped for a time in Gilmanton.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • McCandless was smallish with the hard, stringy physique of an itinerant laborer.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Now an itinerant farmworker.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • I've been an itinerant singer, a circus-rider, when I used to vault like Leotard, and dance on a rope like Blondin.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Street bands are on their mettle in Golden Square; and itinerant glee-singers quaver involuntarily as they raise their voices within its boundaries.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby

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