con·​ven·​tion·​eer | \ kən-ˌven(t)-shə-ˈnir How to pronounce conventioneer (audio) \

Definition of conventioneer

: a person attending a convention

Examples of conventioneer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When will tourists and conventioneers feel comfortable returning in big numbers to fill our hotels and restaurants? Heather Knight,, 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,, 25 Mar. 2020 With most businesses closed, Smith Cove cruise terminal is cleared of ships while the convention center fountain bubbles to the delight of zero conventioneers. Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2020 For years, however, the mural was mostly hidden in the shadow of the nearby Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, easily seen only by river barge passengers and curious conventioneers. Richard A. Marini,, 26 Mar. 2020 The Back Bay business community depends on conventioneers to help fill hotels, restaurants, and shops. Jon Chesto,, 27 Jan. 2020 From funky boutique hotels in Fulton Market to the gleaming 1,200-room Marriott Marquis welcoming conventioneers at McCormick Place, Chicago is suddenly brimming with new and diverse places to get a room for millions of annual visitors. Robert Channick,, 1 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of conventioneer

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conventioneer was in 1926

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“Conventioneer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of conventioneer

: a person who goes to a convention (sense 1)


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