fair·​go·​er ˈfer-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce fairgoer (audio)
: one who attends a fair

Examples of fairgoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Coaster train will drop fairgoers at the Solana Beach station, where a Breeze bus will carry riders to the fair’s West Gate. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 June 2023 This year, indeed, the city of Basel was more equipped to pull in the fairgoers than ever. Town & Country, 23 June 2023 Advertisement One of the most important new things for fairgoers to remember this year is to bring your credit card. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2023 But there’s one big change this year that is certain to vex fairgoers who show up unprepared at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 June 2023 Tickets are free, but parking will cost fairgoers $5 a day or $20 for a week pass. The Indianapolis Star, 12 May 2023 Where to find it: The Finer Diner at Rodeo Plaza The good bites Rattlesnake corn dog ($9) Chris Taylor and his two sons travel the country selling rattlesnake meat items to fairgoers. Emma Balter, Chron, 7 Mar. 2023 All these things, big and small, are made possible by each fairgoer who passes through the gates of the State Fair of Texas each October. Dallas News, 18 Aug. 2022 Just the occasional fairgoer wearing a facemask was a stark reminder that the country is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fairgoer was in 1828

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“Fairgoer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fairgoer. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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