globe-trot·​ter ˈglōb-ˌträ-tər How to pronounce globe-trotter (audio)
: a person who travels widely
globe-trotting noun or adjective

Examples of globe-trotter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ahead of each season, the Reluctant Traveler production team scouts out possible locations for the Emmy-winning actor, comedian and nervous globe-trotter to visit. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Mar. 2024 Before his turn in the sci-fi film, however, Mescal played a teenager inspired to see the world after his father informs him that the sons of Denny founder, Henry Denny, were globe-trotters who taught people how to cure bacon. Jessica Wang,, 16 Aug. 2023 This year’s list of 52 Places to Go from The New York Times Travel desk features destinations for every kind of globe-trotter. Times Insider Staff, New York Times, 13 Jan. 2024 Yet while Denver is attracting Gen Z globe-trotters with swanky speakeasies and lifestyle hotels, this Mile High City hasn’t lost sight of its local community. Eliseé Browchuk, Vogue, 4 Jan. 2024 Gift these to your favorite globe-trotter and watch their packing game transform. Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 21 Nov. 2023 Williams was later seen carrying one such bag, crafted from crocodile leather and lined with lambskin—instead of the coated canvas toted around by scads of globe-trotters—in the wild. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 6 Nov. 2023 Is the giftee a globe-trotter, a frequent flier, a road tripper, a glamping enthusiast, or an outdoor recreationist? Theresa Holland, Travel + Leisure, 10 July 2023 The professorial globe-trotter is accompanied by his goddaughter, Helena (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), in a race against a former Nazi (Mads Mikkelsen) for the treasure. J. Kim Murphy, Variety, 1 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of globe-trotter was in 1873

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“Globe-trotter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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