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tourist

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

1
:  one that makes a tour for pleasure or culture
2
tourist adjective or adverb
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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

1780

Other Transportation Terms

camber, corduroy, demurrage, milestone
TOURISTS Defined for Kids

tourist

noun tour·ist \ˈtr-ist\

Definition of TOURIST for Kids

:  a person who travels for pleasure

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