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A person who travels on foot.
traveller, journeyer, nomad, migrant, gypsy, vagabond, vagrant, itinerant, drifterwalker, hiker, rambler, wanderer, roamer, rover, backpacker, footsloggerView synonyms
- ‘They made good progress and on the first night stopped at one of the wayfarers' inns that were stationed at convenient day intervals along the most used roads.’
- ‘After travel, the wayfarer's home is not the same anymore.’
- ‘At the French villa that he purchased in 1926 and which served as his primary residence until his death in 1965, Maugham entertained scores of friends and wayfarers in Gatsbyesque style.’
- ‘Through the closed windows came the occasional ‘peep’ of a fogbound wayfarer whistling for a hansom.’
- ‘From time immemorial our human race has been called a race of wanderers and wayfarers, a restless people forever setting forth in pursuit of a better life.’
- ‘In July, local police had to save wayfarers four times.’
- ‘I am a wayfarer, and I am not ready to settle down in one place for good.’
- ‘To cross the narrow isthmus connecting the peninsula of the Peloponnesus to the rest of Greece, wayfarers had to shuffle in single file along a dangerous, cliffside trail, braving crumbling ledges and scree.’
- ‘Unlike the medieval or Renaissance wayfarers before them, however, these contemporary women are sitting in a car (a red Ford Explorer) in a snowstorm.’
- ‘New wayfarers looking at these travel brochures are eco-tourists and spring-break students.’
- ‘You abuse your powers by stealing from travelers, and you make this forest even more perilous for harmless wayfarers!’
- ‘There on the doorstop, drenched and dripping in the darkness, stood a miserably bedraggled Jewish wayfarer.’
- ‘The ‘Hungry Rock’ road from Coolaney to Skreen is a short cut through the mountains and wayfarers should always remember to take enough provisions to ward off the supernatural demon which often caused severe hunger pangs.’
- ‘Another reference is also made to them being like lost wayfarers, tossed about by vicious storms; in an earlier reference these storms pushed the ships around in circles, hindering their progress.’
- ‘The people of the desert landscape are wayfarers and bandits.’
- ‘That is also when the omnipresent stray dogs are more interested in their siesta than in chasing hapless wayfarers.’
- ‘The biblical hero of hospitality, Abraham, had a tent that was open to all four directions, welcoming wayfarers from all sides, of all sorts, at all times.’
- ‘The villa and its grounds had attracted no other wayfarers; the ruined stables would be comfortable enough.’
- ‘Alas, the joint was shut, and there would be no refreshment for the parched 21st-century wayfarer.’
- ‘It could be by helping someone needy, whether it is a relative, a neighbour, a wayfarer, an orphan, a lady waiting to get married, or a student.’
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