Etymology
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wayfarer (n.)

mid-15c., agent noun from way (n.) + fare (v.). Earlier was wayferer (late 14c.). The brand of sunglasses (manufactured by Ray-Ban) dates to 1952.

updated on March 23, 2014

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Definitions of wayfarer from WordNet

wayfarer (n.)
a pedestrian who walks from place to place;
wayfarer (n.)
a traveler going on a trip;
Synonyms: journeyer
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.