noun tour·ist \ˈtr-ist\

: a person who travels to a place for pleasure

: a member of a sports team that is playing a series of official games in a foreign country

Full Definition of TOURIST

:  one that makes a tour for pleasure or culture
tourist adjective or adverb

Examples of TOURIST

  1. The museums attract a lot of tourists.
  2. In the summer the town is filled with tourists.
  3. The tourists defeated the home side.

First Known Use of TOURIST


Other Transportation Terms

camber, corduroy, demurrage, milestone
TOURISTS Defined for Kids


noun tour·ist \ˈtr-ist\

Definition of TOURIST for Kids

:  a person who travels for pleasure


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