Definition of wayfaring in English:

wayfaring

adjective

  • (of a person) traveling on foot.

    ‘a wayfaring stranger’
    • ‘Get out and go inside-any wayfaring stranger is welcome here of a Sunday morning, rain or shine.’
    • ‘One might say that this wayfaring lad is a nephew of the wanderer in Schubert's Winter Journey '.’
    • ‘His duty was to receive the stranger or the wayfaring poor, and conduct them to the hospice of guest-chamber.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Government designs statutes that gently steer the wayfaring press away from trampling on individual privacy.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Grace Ruga was 20 years old and seven months pregnant that day in June when the wayfaring kittens arrived at her condo.’
    • ‘I am a weary wayfaring stranger.’
    travelling, journeying, walking, hiking, rambling, touring
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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//ˈweɪˌfɛrɪŋ/