gal·​lery·​go·​er | \ ˈga-lə-rē-ˌgō(-ə)r How to pronounce gallerygoer (audio) , ˈgal-rē- \

Definition of gallerygoer

: one who frequently goes to art galleries

Examples of gallerygoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Imagine a spiraling ramp, on which gallerygoers float downward surrounded by art within a white cylinder of concrete. Christopher Benfey, Harper's magazine, "Burning Down the House," 25 Nov. 2019 Other images are projected onto the walls and atop the video screens, while an interactive setup incorporates live feed of gallerygoers into the jittery montage. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, "In the galleries: From artist Timothy Johnson, a heady exhibition," 18 Oct. 2019 Gallerygoers have been intrigued by some of the inaugural exhibitions. Jane L. Levere, New York Times, "Fine Arts & Exhibits," 27 Oct. 2016

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First Known Use of gallerygoer

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Gallerygoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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