Dictionary

traveler's diarrhea

noun

Definition of TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

:  intestinal sickness and diarrhea affecting a traveler that is typically caused by ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms (as some E. coli)
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

1968
Medical Dictionary

traveler's diarrhea

noun trav·el·er's diarrhea \ˈtrav-(ə-)lərz-\

Medical Definition of TRAVELER'S DIARRHEA

:  intestinal sickness and diarrhea affecting a traveler and typically caused by ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms (as some E. coli)—compare montezuma's revenge

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: traveler's–grassPrevious Word in the Dictionary: traveler's–delightAll Words Near: traveler's diarrhea
July 28, 2015
pachyderm Hear it
an elephant
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears