adjective adjective: peripatetic; adjective: Peripatetic
1. travelling from place to place, in particular working or based in various places for relatively short periods. "the peripatetic nature of military life" Similar: nomadic itinerant travelling wandering roving roaming migrant migratory ambulatory unsettled vagabond vagrant
(of a teacher) working in more than one school or college. "a peripatetic music teacher"
noun noun: peripatetic; plural noun: peripatetics; noun: Peripatetic; plural noun: Peripatetics
1. a person who travels from place to place, especially a teacher who works in more than one school or college. "peripatetics have been cut under local management of schools"
2. an Aristotelian philosopher.
late Middle English (denoting an Aristotelian philosopher): from Old French peripatetique, via Latin from Greek peripatētikos ‘walking up and down’, from the verb peripatein