Synonyms for Migratory:


itinerant (adjective)
nomadic, wandering.
moving to another place (adjective)
seasonal, nomadic, transient, roving, wandering, unsettled.
wandering (adjective)


full-fledged, local, gregarious, great, impermanent, seasonal, webbed, common, transient, flightless, crested, lesser, fledged. permanent, settled, casual, temporary, steady, wandering, vagrant, roving, changing, nomadic. move, Transmigratory, migrational. itinerant. migratory (noun)
migrant, unsettled.

Other synonyms:

flightless, gregarious, fledged, webbed, crested, migrational, Transmigratory. full-fledged. lesser. common. great. Other relevant words:
roving, itinerant, flightless, nomadic, Transmigratory, fledged, vagrant, wandering, full-fledged, transient, migrational, seasonal.

Usage examples for migratory

  1. Of bird- life there is a large representation, both native and migratory – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  2. In the natural order of her pleasantly migratory luxurious life, she had rarely come into close contact with careworn or strained faces; this contact through the small, clear lenses seemed startlingly close. – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  3. Nor did Blaine's contention that the seals were domestic animals belonging to us, and therefore subject to our protection while wandering through the ocean, carry conviction to lawyers familiar with the fascinating intricacies of the law, domestic and international, relating to migratory birds and beasts. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish