Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: Wanderlust
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

1902, borrowing or calque of German Wanderlust (desire for wandering), compound of Wander (noun form of wandern (to wander)) and Lust (pleasure, joy), equivalent to English wander +‎ lust.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wanderlust (countable and uncountable, plural wanderlusts)

  1. A strong impulse or longing to travel.
    Synonyms: itchy feet, travel bug
    Antonyms: homesickness
    • 1912, Robert W. Service, “The Wanderlust”, in Rhymes of a Rolling Stone:
      The Wanderlust has lured me to the seven lonely seas, / Has dumped me on the tailing-piles of dearth; / The Wanderlust has haled me from the morris chairs of ease, / Has hurled me to the ends of all the earth.

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

wanderlust m or f (in variation) (uncountable)

  1. wanderlust (a strong impulse or longing to travel)