wanderjahr
[ vahn-duhr-yahr ]
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
Late 19th century; German; literally ‘wander year’
Synonyms
noun
roamingvagabondwayfaring
Antonyms
noun
stationarystaticfixed
Definition
nouna year or period of travel, especially following one's schooling and before practicing a profession
Examples
nounEmily's wanderjahr will consist of backpacking through Europe following college graduation.
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