Meaning of NOMADIC in English


(ˈ)nō|madik, -dēk adjective

Etymology: Greek nomadikos pastoral, wandering, from nomad-, nomas nomad + -ikos -ic

1. : of, relating to, or characteristic or suggestive of a people of nomads or their way of life

a nomadic tribe

the nomadic habits of the Bedouins

2. : roaming about from place to place aimlessly or without a fixed pattern of movement : vagrant

many ownerless dogs are nomadic — E.M.Pullar

girls … make up from one eighth to one third of the nomadic group — W.C.Naw

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