Definition of wayfaring in English:

wayfaring

adjective

  • (of a person) traveling on foot.

    ‘a wayfaring stranger’
    • ‘Government designs statutes that gently steer the wayfaring press away from trampling on individual privacy.’
    • ‘Get out and go inside-any wayfaring stranger is welcome here of a Sunday morning, rain or shine.’
    • ‘We had, as a tribe, sat in a circle and told the harrowing stories of our wayfaring members and I think we would never be the same.’
    • ‘His duty was to receive the stranger or the wayfaring poor, and conduct them to the hospice of guest-chamber.’
    • ‘The title track, " I am a poor wayfaring stranger ", in particular is beautiful, his sensitive use of single strings recalling Luciano Berio's economical folksong arrangements.’
    • ‘I am a weary wayfaring stranger.’
    • ‘Grace Ruga was 20 years old and seven months pregnant that day in June when the wayfaring kittens arrived at her condo.’
    • ‘One might say that this wayfaring lad is a nephew of the wanderer in Schubert's Winter Journey '.’
    travelling, journeying, walking, hiking, rambling, touring
    wandering, roaming, roving, drifting, nomadic, itinerant, peripatetic, migratory, migrating, floating, on the go, on the move, on the wing
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noun

  • The action of traveling by foot.

    • ‘The title track, ‘I am a poor wayfaring stranger’, in particular is beautiful, his sensitive use of single strings recalling Luciano Berio's economical folksong arrangements.’
    • ‘Her father had been a wayfaring Dutch merchant from Antwerp.’
    • ‘We had, as a tribe, sat in a circle and told the harrowing stories of our wayfaring members and I think we would never be the same.’
    • ‘Wayfaring is all about maps, creating them, using their interface and then sharing them with friends to explore or follow.’

Pronunciation:

wayfaring

/ˈwāˌferiNG/