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Wanderlust   /wˈɑndərlˌəst/   Listen

Very strong or irresistible impulse to travel.  Synonym: itchy feet.

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"Wanderlust" Quotes from Famous Books

... most unseemly hour talking over the details of that long trek. Tommy Ashe was warmed with the prospect, and some of his enthusiasm fired Thompson, proved strangely infectious. The wanderlust, which Wesley Thompson was only beginning to feel in vague stirrings, had long since become the chief motif in Tommy's life. He did not unburden himself at length. It was simply through stray references, offhand bits of talk, as they checked up resources ...
— Burned Bridges • Bertrand W. Sinclair

... distant Northwest, and spoke the language of the Black Feet and Crows. He had passed a winter in the old Spanish town of Santa Fe, and from there joined a regiment of United States troops and done his share of fighting in the Mexican War. Now the wanderlust was on him, he was ...
— The Emigrant Trail • Geraldine Bonner

Words linked to "Wanderlust" :   impulse, urge

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