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.
Habitually travelling from place to place.
- an itinerant preacher or peddler
- 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.
One who travels from place to place.
(Ireland) a member of the Travelling Community, whether settled or not.