Alternative forms 
- peripatetick (obsolete)
From French peripatetique (peri- + patein (“to tread”)), from Latin peripatēticus, from Ancient Greek περιπατητικός (peripatētikos, “given to walking around”), from περιπατέω (peripateō, “I walk around”), from περί (peri, “around”) + πατέω (pateō, “I walk”).
- (RP, US) IPA: /ˌpɛr.ɪ.pəˈtɛt.ɪk/, /ˌpɛr.ə.pəˈtɛt.ɪk/, X-SAMPA: /%pEr.I.p@"tEt.Ik/, /%pEr.@.p@"tEt.Ik/
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- Rhymes: -ɛtɪk
- tending to walk about
- constantly travelling; itinerant; nomadic.
- (usually capitalized) Having to do with Aristotle, his philosophy, or the school of thought which he founded.
- The true peripatetic school.
peripatetic (plural peripatetics)
- One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.
- (usually capitalized) One who accepts the philosophy of Aristotle or his school; an Aristotelian.