Example sentences for: peripatetic

How can you use “peripatetic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Small, gnomelike, with an acerbic, high-pitched voice, he was a tramp scholar who, in a peripatetic life on the fringes, became a recognized authority on Seminole fabrics, Ukrainian Easter eggs, and the ubiquity of string figures in the world's cultures.

  • But he attends to the chaos of Yeats' early life, a bohemian shuffle during which he was at the mercy of his improvident peripatetic father, the painter J.B.

  • Over the next decade, I made my biographer's rounds, like the postman deterred neither by sleet nor snow--nor by occasional emanations of reticence or frostiness from my subject--from the routine (often a fascinating routine) of poring over his unpublished manuscripts in the rare book and manuscript division of the University of Chicago Library; lugging my laptop all over America in quest of high-school classmates, cousins, friends, and lovers of my famously peripatetic subject; driving Avis rental cars into the remotest suburbs of Los Angeles and flying into Buffalo, N.Y., in pursuit of letters in private hands.

  • In this way, first-rate peripatetic artists are consigned to the pantheon's banlieux rather than its 7th arrondissement.

  • Even Clinton-hater Kristol respects Clinton's accomplishment, gleefully suggesting that after Clinton is hounded out of office for witness tampering and obstruction of justice, President Al Gore should name him a peripatetic negotiator.

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