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

  • n. Traveling, especially on foot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Travelling, especially on foot.
  • adj. Peripatetic.
  • n. Travel, especially on foot.
  • v. Present participle of wayfare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Traveling; passing; being on a journey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Journeying; traveling, especially on foot.

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

  • adj. traveling especially on foot
  • n. traveling (especially on foot)


From Middle English waifaringe, journeying, from Old English wegfarende : weg, way; see way + farende, present participle of faran, to go on a journey; see per-2 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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