AskDefine | Define peregrinate

Dictionary Definition

peregrinate v : travel around, through, or over, especially on foot; "peregrinate the bridge"

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  • /ˈpɛrɪɡrəˌnet/

Etymology 1

peregrinari "to live or travel abroad"


  1. To travel from place to place, or from one country to another, especially on foot; hence, to sojourn in foreign countries.
  2. To travel through a specific place.
Related terms
Derived terms
to travel from place to place
to travel through a specific place

Etymology 2

peregrinatus, "having travelled abroad", past participle of peregrinari.


  1. Peregrine; having traveled; foreign, exotic.
peregrine; having traveled; foreign, exotic



  1. Form of Second-person plural imperative, peregrinare#Italian|peregrinare

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bat around, bum, campaign, count ties, course, cover, cruise, divagate, do, drift, fare, flit, gad, gad about, gallivant, globe-trot, go about, go abroad, go on safari, go over, go overseas, go the rounds, hit the road, hit the trail, hobo, jaunt, journey, knock about, knock around, make a journey, make a pilgrimage, make a trip, meander, measure, mooch, nomadize, overpass, pass over, pass through, patrol, perambulate, pererrate, pilgrim, pilgrimage, ply, prowl, ramble, range, range over, range the world, reconnoiter, roam, rove, rubberneck, run about, saunter, scour, scour the country, scout, sight-see, straggle, stray, stroll, sweep, take a trip, take the road, tour, track, traipse, tramp, transit, travel over, travel through, traverse, trek, vagabond, vagabondize, voyage, walk the tracks, wander, wayfare
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