Itinerant vs Gallivanter - What's the difference?

itinerant | gallivanter |


As nouns the difference between itinerant and gallivanter

is that itinerant is a homeless person while gallivanter is one who gallivants.

As an adjective itinerant

is which travels to perform its functions.

itinerant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Habitually travelling from place to place.
  • an itinerant preacher or peddler
  • * Blackstone
  • The king's own courts were then itinerant , being kept in the king's palace, and removing with his household in those royal progresses which he continually made.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who travels from place to place.
  • (Ireland) a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not.
  • gallivanter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who gallivants.