conventioneer

noun

con·​ven·​tion·​eer kən-ˌven(t)-shə-ˈnir How to pronounce conventioneer (audio)
: a person attending a convention

Examples of conventioneer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here's what's in it Elemen, Morison and three other women had stayed behind in Sacramento for a media interview, while the rest of the conventioneers went off to an event in Napa. Lane Sainty, The Arizona Republic, 28 May 2023 Last year, the convention Colosseum showcased the first-ever screening of Top Gun: Maverick, which triggered unexpected paroxysms of joy (and even tears) among conventioneers and went on to become 2022’s most lucrative movie. Vulture, 26 Apr. 2023 Such markets are more reliant on business travelers and conventioneers, who have yet to return in full force. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2023 How the city’s convention business shakes out in the coming years will have an effect on restaurants, entertainment venues and other businesses that have factored conventioneer foot traffic into their plans. Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 25 Sep. 2022 When will tourists and conventioneers feel comfortable returning in big numbers to fill our hotels and restaurants? Heather Knight, SFChronicle.com, 30 May 2020 Agnew spent barely an hour in Portland -- just enough time to helicopter from the Portland Air Base to Memorial Coliseum, give a short speech to 5,000 conventioneers and head right back to the vice-presidential plane. oregonlive, 4 May 2020 It is expected to be completed by the end of the year and is designed to offer conventioneers an approximately one-minute trip in self-driving electric vehicles between three exhibit hall and parking stations. USA TODAY, 17 Feb. 2020 Before the coronavirus pandemic, Sanchez would make more than $1,000 in a good week, picking up conventioneers, tourists and workers going to their offices. Randy Diamond, ExpressNews.com, 25 Mar. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of conventioneer was in 1926

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“Conventioneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conventioneer. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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