how to pronounce peripatetic


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peripatetic is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of peripatetic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… I'm peripatetic and it doesn't talk back …”

meanings of peripatetic


  1. Tending to walk about.
  2. Having to do with Aristotle, his philosophy, or the school of thought which he founded -- from the practice of conducting philosophical conversations while taking a walk.
  3. Of or pertaining to the philosophy or methods of Aristotle, or to his followers.
  4. Constantly travelling; itinerant; nomadic.


  1. One who accepts the philosophy of Aristotle or his school; an Aristotelian.
  2. A disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.
  3. One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.

peripatetic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peripatetic occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics peripatetic can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that peripatetic can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

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