con·​ven·​tion·​eer | \ kən-ˌven(t)-shə-ˈnir \

Definition of conventioneer

: a person attending a convention

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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 After all, Vegas is a town for gamblers, conventioneers and bachelor/bachelorette parties. Jason Gay, WSJ, "Rookie Vegas Golden Knights Hit the Jackpot," 20 May 2018 As busy conventioneers flock to business meetings and appointments, high above their heads, the rooftop of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is buzzing with a different sort of activity. Kendra Parks,, "High above the Morial Convention Center, a rooftop garden grows fresh food for conventioneers," 26 Apr. 2018 The restaurants have let conventioneers eat downtown after their conference meetings end, meaning more visitors spend time in the park later at night. Mike Morris, Houston Chronicle, "Discovery Green marks 10th anniversary," 15 Apr. 2018 Hotels that charge hundreds of dollars a night to tourists and expense-account conventioneers when the weather is glorious slash their summer rates to entice locals and bargain-seeking travelers who don't mind the heat. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Best Phoenix, Scottsdale summer hotel and resort deals for 2018," 15 May 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conventioneer was in 1926

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English Language Learners Definition of conventioneer

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

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