wanderjahr
[ vahn-duhr-yahr ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 19th century; German literally ‘wander year’
Synonyms
  • roaming
  • vagabond
  • wayfaring
Antonyms
  • stationary
  • static
  • fixed
Definition
a year or period of travel, especially following one's schooling and before practicing a profession
Example
Emily's wanderjahr will consist of backpacking through Europe following college graduation.
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