gal·​lery·​go·​er ˈga-lə-rē-ˌgō(-ə)r How to pronounce gallerygoer (audio)
: 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, 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, 18 Oct. 2019 Gallerygoers have been intrigued by some of the inaugural exhibitions. Jane L. Levere, New York Times, 27 Oct. 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gallerygoer was in 1888

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“Gallerygoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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