excursionist

noun
ex·​cur·​sion·​ist | \ ik-ˈskərzh-nist How to pronounce excursionist (audio) , -ˈskər-zhə- \

Definition of excursionist

: a person who goes on an excursion

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Examples of excursionist in a Sentence

a list of things to do for weekend excursionists in the city
Recent Examples on the Web At Oceanside the excursionists were met by a reception committee composed of W.L. Damey, W.M. Bradbury, Sig. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2019 Fully 1000 excursionists from San Diego with a number from Los Angeles journeyed to this city, loading the special San Diego excursion trains to the guards. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of excursionist

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of excursionist was in 1830

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Dictionary Entries Near excursionist

excursional

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excursion ticket

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“Excursionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excursionist. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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