from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who travels, especially on foot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A traveller, especially one on foot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who travels; a traveler; a passenger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who wayfares, journeys, or travels; a traveler, especially one who travels on foot; a passenger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pedestrian who walks from place to place
  • n. a traveler going on a trip


Middle English weifarere : wei, way; see way + faren, to go on a journey (from Old English faran; see per-2 in Indo-European roots).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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