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

Definition of conventioneer

: a person attending a convention

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Let others stay in the Marriott; this conventioneer was all-in returning to the red-splashed hipness of the lobby, bar, coffee shop, and restaurant, and grand staircase shrouded in 30-foot-tall velvet curtains. Anthony Flint,, "In San Francisco, new destinations over the top," 17 July 2019 But Comic-Con conventioneers have been stopping at Lolita’s for years to order one of their $6 breakfast burritos to stuff in their backpacks for the long lines for Hall H. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Comic-Con 2019: Top 10 cheap eats at Comic-Con this week," 17 July 2019 Murphy criticized Schaefer for focusing on the redevelopment of the Inner Harbor and promoting the city as a destination for tourists and conventioneers while neglecting the public schools and poorer neighborhoods. Dan Rodricks,, "A visionary mayor would be nice, but focus on Baltimore’s big, fundamental problems will suffice," 12 July 2019 The plan is to attract tourists and conventioneers, for sure, but also to create something to which suburbanites might return once or twice a year. Chris Jones,, "Cirque du Supper: Teatro ZinZanni bets big on a long-lost space in Chicago’s Loop," 26 June 2019 Dobbler's Pasties in Escanaba gave conventioneers a $1 coupon off anything. John Carlisle, Detroit Free Press, "John Carlisle: Many are answering the call of the wild in the U.P.," 18 Aug. 2014 Downtown Indianapolis is often taken over by conventioneers, but few have the pageantry and style of Gen Con, the annual gaming convention. Sarah Bahr, Indianapolis Star, "Ultimate Indiana bucket list: 50+ things to do in Indianapolis and around the state," 11 July 2018 The potential payoff is great for Chicago — which could gain a new attraction for tourists, conventioneers and business travelers — and for the venue’s owners. Ryan Ori,, "Celebrity hot spot Tao could unseat Gibsons as Chicago's top moneymaking restaurant," 5 June 2018 Wynn’s Everett location on Boston’s doorstep is likely to be of even more concern to Luz and his association, particularly with the casino’s appeal to conventioneers. Jon Chesto,, "Restaurants oppose late hours for alcohol at Mass. casinos," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of conventioneer

1926, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of conventioneer

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

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