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Definitions of peripatetic:

part of speech: adjective

Prone to walk about, noting certain cases of typhoid or other fever, in which the patient does not take to the bed.

Usage examples for peripatetic:

  • Some day, perhaps, these peripatetic blind instructors may once more be sent out by the Institution, with advantage both to themselves and others. "Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind", Frances Martin
  • Costermongers and provision- vendors, peripatetic cake, fruit, and sweet- stuff sellers, and enterprising speculators in grilled fish, roast fowls, and other smoking delicacies, here abound. "A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas", Fanny Loviot
  • I think that, as a schoolmaster, one might do very good work as a peripatetic talker. "The Upton Letters", Arthur Christopher Benson

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