Mammoth Memory

Peripatetic – Travelling from place to place, in particular working or based in various places for short periods of time

(Pronounced peh-ruh-put-teh-tic)

The periscope they put up was pathetic (peripatetic). It was stuck in the upright position so you could see where the submarine travelled from place to place.

The periscope they put up was pathetic (peripatetic). It was stuck in the upright position so you could see where the submarine travelled from place to place.

 

Examples of peripatetic in a sentence

Rather than staying in one spot, I prefer to spend a more peripatetic holiday, moving from place to place.

Sam was confined to his cell, yet his peripatetic imagination transports him to fantasy lands far beyond the walls of the prison.

Since Margo lives a peripatetic lifestyle, she doesn’t have many possessions.

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